Learn the history of many of the famous and not so famous people buried in the historic Drummond Hill Cemetery in Niagara Falls. The Niagara Falls History Museum are conducting once again this year guided evening tours of this historic cemetery found on the sight of the War of 1812’s Battle of Lundy’s Lane.
Drummond Hill Cemetery is nationally recognized as one of the oldest and most historic cemeteries in Canada. It is also an official United Empire Loyalist Burial Site.
Guides have dwelled into the burial records of the cemeteries long time caretaker, William Dalton who kept meticulous notes about those interred in the cemetery from 1845 to 1916.
The tours are scheduled for October 14, 15, 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. The tours, rain or shine, start at the cemetery gates on Buchner Road off Drummond Road .There’s free parking here. The tours end with refreshments at nearby Battle Ground Hotel Museum.
The cost of a ticket is $12.00 and must be reserved in advance.