9:00 Mennonite History Hike

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04/26/2024 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

9:00 Mennonite History Hike

  • HikeType Urban
  • HikeIcon https://hikes.brucetrail.org/wp-content/uploads/formidable/7/house.png
  • PaceTypes Medium
  • TerrainTypes Easy
  • PaidOuting No
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Hosting Club: Niagara
Category: Urban
Location (Google Maps): Meet in the parking lot behind Meridian Credit Union Arena, 1567 Four Mile Creek Rd, Virgil

Hike Leader(s): Margaret Northfield Click here to contact Hike Leader(s)

Pace: Medium
Terrain: Easy
Distance: 6km


Seeking religious freedom, Mennonites from Russia/Ukraine immigrated to Canada from 1923-1930.  In 1934, Peter Wall, a Mennonite entrepreneur, purchased several acres of land in the Virgil area. Learn about the Mennonite history in Virgil.

Stay for conversation and coffee at Sweets & Swirls, Community Centre, Niagara Stone Rd, Niagara-on-the-Lake