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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  • Absolutely beautiful walk along the river! Flowers and plants and lots of benches as well as statues and historical plaques. We enjoyed it completely!  more »
  • Great local attraction to visit with the family or as a couple. Nice to walk around, enjoy the boats going past on the river, as well as seeing the different varieties of hostas in the garden.  more »
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  • 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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