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Cemetery Tour of Niagara

Left:Bicentennial monument at Vineland Mennonite Cemetery. Top right:Pathway in old section of Lakeview Cemetery. Bottom right: Carillon Tower at Victoria Lawn Cemetery.Photos: [Jessica Sutton].

 

GENERAL INFORMATION


This tour takes you to five different cemeteries from Vineland to Niagara-on-the-Lake in the Niagara Greenbelt region of Southeastern Ontario. This tour highlights Vineland Mennonite Cemetery, Old Beaverdams Burying Grounds, Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria Lawn Cemetery and St. Mark's Cemetery. Along the tour you will experience parts of the Niagara region that you may have never seen before. While driving between each cemetery you will get to experience scenic beauty by passing many wineries, vineyards and spacious farmland. 

 

Throughout the tour you will gain knowledge about the various historic figures that are buried in each cemetery. Some notable names that you will come in contact with are; William.H. Merritt, Patrick Donnelly, Moses. F. Rittenhouse, George Keefer, William Dickson and many more important names to the Niagara region.

 

List of Niagara Cemeteries included in the tour:

 

1. - Vineland Mennonite Cemetery, Vineland

 

2. - Old Beaverdams Burying Grounds, Thorold

 

3. - Lakeview Cemetery, Thorold

 

4. - Victoria Lawn Cemetery, St. Catharines

 

5.  - St. Mark's Cemetery, Niagara-on-the-Lake

 

  


  

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Google Paths

Below is the path with destinations along the way


View interactive map and turn-by-turn directions

Admission Fee

All cemetery sites are free; some have hour of operation restrictions

Address

GPS Co-ordinates

Latitude 43.154654
Longitude -79.402037

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