Cairn to Commemorate "City of the Falls" Project, Niagara Falls, Ont, Canada.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member stonefly626
N 43° 04.506 W 079° 04.871
17T E 656211 N 4770941
Quick Description: A Cairn to commemorate the City of the Falls project.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 8/14/2013 1:28:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMHV5C
Views: 19

Long Description:
I noticed this cairn while I was in Niagara Falls this summer, it is located along Portage road next to a small parking area. There are 2 plaques on the cairn, on the older one it is written:

To commemorate City of the Falls. Project
Launched 1832.Collapsed 1835
Site of N.F.Pavilion Hotel
Built 1821. Burned Feb 19th,1839
Rebuilt around 1840
Lundy's Lane Historical Society 1835

On the newer plaque it is written:

This commemorative cairn,
originally located at
the intersection of
Portage road and Buchanan avenue
was moved to this site
through the generosity of the
Menechella Family
and with the co-operation of
the City of Niagara falls and
the Niagara Parks Commission.
Re-Dedicated under the auspices of the
Lundy's Lane Historical Society.
October 1,2000
Cairn Location: Located next to a parking area on Portage road.

Cairn Purpose: Other (please describe in description)

Type if different from above list: Commemorate CITY OF THE FALLS project

Types of rock: River rocks, mainly granite

Cairn Condition:

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