Butler's Burial Grounds Historic Site

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General Information

The site is known as where Colonel John Butler lays; it features two plaques commemorating him and his troops. Colonel John Butler was an instrumental force in alliance between Natives and the British during the late 18th Century in Upper Canada. Known for forming the Butler's Rangers, an infantry group that held land for the British south of the Great Lakes after the American Revolution, Butler's work was instrumental in the development of the British stronghold in the Niagara area.

Hours of Operation

No site details available; ideal for use during daylight hours.

Directions

Located at the end of Butler Street (Southwest of the Butler St. and John St. intersection).

Contact

Phone: (905) 468 3266

Address

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

Latitude: 43.25137304790
Longitude: -79.09057419150
UTM easting: 655000
UTM northing: 4790500

Map

Administration

Leah D. Wallace
Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Heritage Division
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Tel (905) 468 3266
Email lwallace@notl.org