First Town Meeting 1790, The - Ontario Heritage Trust

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First Town Meeting 1790, The

The town meeting held on April 5, 1790 at present-day Grimsby (then called Township #6) marked the beginning of local self-government in what is now Ontario. Such matters as the height of fences and the registration of livestock brands were discussed.

Location

In the park adjacent to the town hall, Main Street West at Livingston Avenue, near the site of the first meeting, Grimsby

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: Town of Grimsby

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