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Niagara Falls in Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Niagara Park Greenhouses

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, June 22, 2013
1. Niagara Park Greenhouses Marker
Inscription.  These greenhouses were erected in the year 1946 as a part of the design of the Niagara Parks Commission to develop the natural magnificence of this historic district and to display its charms for the benefit not only of those who are residents of the province of ontario but of those to whom, as our welcome guests, we extend our warmest hospitality.

The Niagara Parks Commission
Chairman: The Honourable Charles Daily
Vice-Chairman: Fred M. Cairns
Commissioners
Wm. B. Rollason • Cecil Secord • Thos. H. Lewis • T. F. Forestell K.C. • Harold G. Fox K.C. Litt.D • George R. Inglis • General Manager: Maxim T. Gray

Enter, friend, and view God's pleasant handiwork, The Embroidery of Earth.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 43° 4.349′ N, 79° 4.606′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Regional Municipality. Marker is on Niagara Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 6X8, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Niagara Park Greenhouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 22, 2013
2. Niagara Park Greenhouse
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. Toronto Power Generating Station (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Burch’s Mill (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Wm. B. Rankine (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Stranded Scow (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Niagara Parks Commission / Commission Des Parcs Du Niagara (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Niagara Falls Park and River Railway Powerhouse (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); José María Heredia (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Tightrope Walker Nik Wallenda (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Niagara Park Greenhouses image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 22, 2013
3. Niagara Park Greenhouses
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By Beverly Pfingsten, June 22, 2013
4. Orchids
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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