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Battle of Beaverdams Park Cemetery, Welland County , ON

Street Address: Front St S
Community: Thorold
Township: Thorold Township
Locality: Welland County
Municipality: Thorold
Province: ON
GPS: 43.122722,-79.201469

Registered to City of Thorold. Buried here are American soldiers killed during the Battle of Beaverdams on 24 Jun 1813. The cemetery is located about a kilometre from the battle site. In 1976 an additional 16 soldiers were re-interred here after being found during the construction of the third Welland canal.

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    Photos courtesy of William Cooke [2017]

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