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William Hamilton Merritt 1793-1862

A prominent early settler in the St. Catharines area, Merritt was largely responsible for the construction of the first Welland Canal. During his long tenure in the legislative assembly, he continued to promote various transportation projects.

Location

In Memorial Park, St. Paul Street West, St. Catharines

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: City of St. Catharines

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