Amherstburg Navy Yard National Historic Site, Amherstburg

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Designated as a Bi-Centennial International Peace Garden. Along the pathway are many manicured annual flower beds, a ships anchor, cannons, and a light house beacon. It has been acknowledged as part of the great Sauk Trail which ran from Illinois to Detroit. Once a shipyard for the Provincial Marine, today you can take a stroll along the water, watch the ocean and lake freighters pass by or snap a photo of the colourful Rhododendron’s and lovely gardens.
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  • Lovely view of river and islands. The gardening is beautiful and well kept and is smoke free. Great place to sit back and relax on a nice day.  more »
  • What a wonderful place to stroll and read about the historical significance of Amherstburg. The beautiful gardens, old buildings and memorials only add to this riverside park. The Navy Yard National.....  more »
  • This was a beautifully well kept park. I especially enjoyed the area where there were multiple hostas labeled in a small garden. If you are a landscaper or horticulturist like myself, you would appreciate this teaching garden. 🧢👍
  • Spent the afternoon in the Downtown area of Amherstburg. Quite beautiful along the Riverwalk. A very well kept park with lots of interesting things to see along the way. This area is right beside the Old part of the Town. Yes, there's plenty of restaurants and pubs in the area.☺👍👍👍

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