Checking in from the Wintergreen Terrace, the top of the Niagara Glen and former riverbed where Niagara Falls fell 7000 years ago.
‘greater niagara circle route’ posts
Checking in from the Ontario Power Screen House Walkway, a footbridge on the Greater Niagara Circle Route that crosses an early hydro forebay.
Checking in from the Ontario Power Generating Station Gate House, which controlled the flow to first major AC generator on the Canadian side of the Niagara river.
Checking in from a former limestone mine on the Niagara gorge overlooking the whirlpool on the Niagara River, current lookout and endpoint for the Spanish Aero Car.
As you travel the Greater Niagara Circle Route down along the Parkway towards Niagara-on-the-Lake you’ll pass by an unassuming little historical plaque next to a ravine, reading “The Capture Of Fort Niagara 1813.” The marker’s not only a few kilometers from Fort Niagara, it’s on the wrong side of the river. In fact it’s commemorating the ravine itself, where the attack was launched.
Checking in from the former site of Slater’s Dock in Chippawa, once a transfer point between steamboats coming down the Niagara River and the trolly lines that bypassed the Falls to Queenston.
Checking in from Brown’s Point on Niagara-on-the-Lake, land once owned by a member of Butler’s Rangers where Issac Brock apparently uttered his famous call to arms “Push on York Volunteers!”
Let’s start at the beginning (or is it the ending?). Checking in at the Southern Terminus cairn of the Bruce Trail.
Today we check in at Roy Terrace at Queenston Heights, the shore of the ancient Lake Iroquois and birthplace of Niagara Falls.