Town of Niagara

Town of Niagara (HM2L3B)

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N 43° 15.289', W 79° 4.234'

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Known at various times as Butlersburg, West Niagara and Newark, its first permanent settlers, including Butler's Rangers and other Loyalists, arrived about 1780. The first five sessions of Upper Canada's legislature met here under Lieutenant-Governor Simcoe between September 17, 1792 and June 3, 1796. The town was captured by American forces May 27, 1813, which burnt it during their withdrawal December 13, 1813. It was the administrative and judicial centre of the Niagara District and Lincoln County until 1866.
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HM NumberHM2L3B
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Placed ByOntario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board
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Date Added Sunday, September 22nd, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 656615 N 4790919
Decimal Degrees43.25481667, -79.07056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 15.289', W 79° 4.234'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 15' 17.34" N, 79° 4' 14.04" W
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