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Thorold in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Arthur S. Whelan

 
 
Arthur S. Whelan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
1. Arthur S. Whelan Marker
Inscription. British by birth - January 13, 1910, Canadian by conviction, World War II veteran, noted photographer. Over 25 years dedicated municipal service on the Board of Education, Public Utilities Commission and Municipal Council with one term as Reeve. His leadership spearheaded the campaign to create, construct and pay for this beautiful Battle of Beaverdams Park begun in 1975 - completed in 1980.
 
Location. 43° 7.383′ N, 79° 12.094′ W. Marker is in Thorold, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Sullivan Avenue just south of Towpath Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. This historic marker is located in Beaversdam Battlefield Park, near the north entrance to the park, along a walking trail that runs north to south through the park, just southwest of the downtown business district. Marker is in this post office area: Thorold, Ontario L2V 1W8, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D. (a few steps from this marker); Beaver Dams (within shouting distance of this marker); Laura Ingersoll Secord (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Unknown American Soldiers
Arthur S. Whelan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
2. Arthur S. Whelan Marker
View of historical marker looking south, along park pathway, towards the Battle of Beaverdams Historical Marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Founding of Thorold (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Lock 24 - First Welland Canal (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Vertical Lift Bridges (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); Bollards & Fairleads (approx. 3.6 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Thorold.
 
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Arthur S. Whelan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
3. Arthur S. Whelan Marker
View of historical marker looking north towards the northern gated entrance to The Battle of Beaverdams Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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