Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial to be unveiled

After years of research, planning and fundraising, the memorial to honor 137 workers who lost their lives during construction of the Welland Canal will be unveiled at 2 p.m. Sunday, November 12.

The Welland Canal Fallen Workers Memorial Task Force invites family members and descendants of the fallen workers, and the entire Niagara community, to be a part of this special commemorative ceremony at the site of the memorial, just north of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3 in St. Catharines, Ontario. RSVPs may be sent to canalworkersmemorial@stcatharines.ca.

To contribute to the memorial, click here. Donations can also be made at St. Catharines City Hall, the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre or by calling (800) 305-5134 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST.

Maritime Editorial