Ajax Public Library Digital Archive
Unveiling Simcoe Point Cemetery


Description
Creator:
Richard Parisotto, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
A colour photograph of the unveiling of the Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery monument. David Percival, chairman of Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LACAC), is giving a speech.
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:
11 May 1991
Date Of Event:
11 May 1991
Dimensions:
Width: 10.16 cm
Height: 15.24 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
P030-002-001
Collection:
Cemeteries - Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8175531935787 Longitude: -79.0316783703613
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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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Unveiling Simcoe Point Cemetery
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Unveiling Simcoe Point Cemetery


A colour photograph of the unveiling of the Simcoe Point Pioneer Cemetery monument. David Percival, chairman of Local Architectural Conservation Advisory Committee (LACAC), is giving a speech.
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.