Colonel Robert Nelles 1761-1842 - Ontario Heritage Trust

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Colonel Robert Nelles 1761-1842

A highly influential loyalist settler in the Grimsby area, Nelles came to Canada during the American Revolution. Here he became a prominent merchant, soldier, and legislator. His home, The Manor, is one of the finest 18th-century houses remaining in the province.

Location

On the grounds of his former home, 126 Main Street West, Grimsby

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: Town of Grimsby

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