Niagara-on-the-Lake


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Niagara-on-the-Lake

or

Niagara,

town (1991 pop. 12,945), S Ont., Canada, on Lake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River. It was settled (1784) by American LoyalistsLoyalists,
in the American Revolution, colonials who adhered to the British cause. The patriots referred to them as Tories. Although Loyalists were found in all social classes and occupations, a disproportionately large number were engaged in commerce and the professions, or
..... Click the link for more information.
 and in 1792 Lt. Gov. Simcoe made the town the capital of Upper Canada, renaming it Newark. The legislature met there until 1796. Fort George, built (1796–99) to defend the settlement, was taken in 1813 by the United States but retaken in the same year. The town, officially called Niagara-on-the-Lake to distinguish it from the Canadian and U.S. cities of Niagara Falls, is an architectural and historical treasure, with many well-preserved 19th-century buildings. It is the site of the Shaw Festival, an annual theater festival.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, the Association did not have the resources to do more than sandblast and paint it, and in 1997 the gun was moved to Butler's Barracks in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Please Meet At The Fleet & Logistics Center, 2 Westwood Court, Niagara-on-the-lake, Ontario.
Rooms at the 5* Pillar & Post hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake start at PS111pn r/o.
Niagara-on-the-Lake is also in the heart of the wine growing region of Ontario.
Niagara-on-the-Lake, just a river's width away from the US, seems determined to hold on to its old world charm and it succeeds.
That is how the town gets the name Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL).
Members took part in the Canada Day Parade and Unveiling of the Butler Bust on July 1st at Simcoe Park in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, ONTARIO, CANADA Wayne Paul Larrivee - Peacefully, into the loving arms of his Lord and Saviour, after a lengthy illness on January 29, 2008 in his 58th year.
This exclusive guided motor coach tour combines the charm of historical Niagara-On-The-Lake with the magnificent natural splendor of Niagara Falls.
Miovski sits on the Lower Manhattan Rental Conditions Committee; serves on the Board of the internationally-acclaimed Shaw Festival, located in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Canada; and is a guest lecturer at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture and Facilities Management.
Niagara-on-the-lake is one of the nicest villages in Ontario and a great place to spend some time explor- ing the surrounding lakes and vineyards.
Catharines, then along craggy inclines to Niagara-on-the-Lake and southeast to Niagara Falls.