Ajax Public Library Digital Archive
Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery Plaque


Description
Creator:
Town of Ajax Staff, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A colour photograph of a plaque at the Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery, or the Peak/Greenlaw Cemetery. On the west bank of Duffins Creek – close to Lake Ontario, on what is known as Simcoe Point – is the small Peak-Greenlaw family cemetery. Many descendants of William Peak, the first white settler in the township, rest here. The earliest recorded burial is 1836. The site is marked by a plaque and three memorial maple trees.
Date of Original:
Sept 2005
Dimensions:
Width: 15.24 cm
Height: 10.16 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P030-001-027
Collection:
Cemeteries - Ajax Cemeteries
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8272136439801 Longitude: -79.0460120953369
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder:
Town of Ajax
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Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery Plaque
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Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery Plaque


A colour photograph of a plaque at the Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery, or the Peak/Greenlaw Cemetery. On the west bank of Duffins Creek – close to Lake Ontario, on what is known as Simcoe Point – is the small Peak-Greenlaw family cemetery. Many descendants of William Peak, the first white settler in the township, rest here. The earliest recorded burial is 1836. The site is marked by a plaque and three memorial maple trees.