|Niagara-on-the-Lake (2001 population 13,839) is a Canadian town located near where the Niagara River meets Lake Ontario in the Niagara Region of the southern part of the province of Ontario. It is located across the Niagara river from Youngstown, New York, USA.
The town accentuates its British heritage, and features the only Lord Mayor in Canada. Prior to 1970, the town was simply the Town of Niagara, and the title was Mayor. In 1970, the Town of Niagara, and the Township of Niagara were merged to create the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Niagara-on-the-Lake teems with historical plaques, many national and provincial, reflecting its significance in the establishment of many of the province's institutions. Among these were its first newspaper, lending library, parliament, historical museum, and governing body for the legal profession.
Accomodations in Niagara on the Lake
Niagara-on-the-Lake offers a wide variety of accommodation choices. From five diamond hotel properties to convention facilities, charming inns and bed and breakfast guest homes, there are accommodations to suit every visitor. The Chamber of Commerce Accommodation Booking Service will make a reservation for you at one of over 200 bed and breakfast homes and cottages. Search Accomodations in Niagara on the Lake to find what you're looking for in our area.
The town is home to the Shaw Festival, a series of theatrical productions featuring the works of George Bernard Shaw, his contemporaries, or plays about his era (1856-1950), running from April to November. The festival operates three theatres in the centre of town: the Festival, Royal George, and Court House theatres Explore the Tourist Attractions during your visit.
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Niagara on the Lake Related Links:
City of Niagara on the Lake Official web site - http://www.niagaraonthelake.com/
Public Services - http://www.notl.org
Niagara Historical Museum - http://www.niagarahistorical.museum/
Transport Niagara on the Lake - http://www.niagaraairbus.com/
Niagara on the Lake Public Library - http://www.notlpubliclibrary.org/
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