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The downtown area of Burlington was originally a land grant given to Joseph Brant by which king? How large was the grant?

The grant was presented to the Mohawk war chief for his services during the American Revolutionary War by George III. It consisted of 1,380 hectares (3,450 acres) on the lakeshore overlooking Lake Geneva (Hamilton Harbour), Lake Ontario and the Beach Strip. The tract of land became know as Brant's Block.

- courtesy of The Hamilton Spectator

March 2012

Yard Sale for The Cure 2012

Mar, 8 2012 12:27 PM
Leslie Bullock

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation YARD SALE FOR THE CURE is taking place on May 26, 2012 beginning at 5:30 AM till noon. The sale takes place at 241 and 242 Plains Rd East as well as the Holy Rosary School parking lot and the adjacent field to the east. Donations for the sale are being accepted in mid-April. PODS will again be dropping off a unit for storage of items prior to the sale. If you have any questions, call my office manager, Elaine Gowman at 905-633-4621. See you bright and early on May 26th.

1 Comment
  Jan 30, 2014 19:23PM
I remember a friend telling me about this event. She loved it, and I would love to be involved in something like this. http://fireplaceandgrillexperts.com/Gas-Logs/ 

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