The City of Niagara Falls Museums offer a self-guided walking tour of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane Battlefield which includes Historic Drummondville. A Walking Tour brochure with map can be picked up at the Niagara Falls History Museum on Ferry Street, which is also a good starting point of the tour (approximately 1.7km in distance). Follow the trail on the map to experience the American advance and the British defense on the Lundy’s Lane Battlefield.
Download the walking tour of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane
The Battlefield is located steps from the Museum and the area has historical markers to provide information about the Battle and history of the neighbourhood. To get a sense of what tourism to the battlefield was like in the 1850s, visit us at the Battle Ground Hotel. The Museum is open seasonally on weekends. Check out more details on our website while you are up there to provide more information about this National Historic Site.
The cemetery was the focal point of the battle, and the Battle of Lundy’s Lane Memorial is the most pronounced marker on the field. The beautiful Copper Beech Tree is another feature of the property, along with memorials and gravestones of various Canadian and American soldiers who fought in the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. The most famous individual buried in the cemetery is Laura Secord, whose exploits leading up to the Battle of Beaver Dams are known by most Canadians.
Burials in Drummond Hill Cemetery span from 1799 to the present, documenting the surrounding Village of Drummondville (named for the leader of the British and Canadian forces at the Battle, General Sir Gordon Drummond).
The cemetery is located at 6110 Lundy's Lane
Take Buchner Place off Drummond Rd. - Lundy's Lane is on north side of cemetery
Battlefield Tours: on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, during the months of June, July & August, staff at Battle Ground Hotel Museum conduct Battlefield tours at 2 p.m. Tours start at Battle Ground Hotel Museum. Please note, the Museum will be closed while the tours take place.
The most famous individual buried in the cemetery is Laura Secord, whose exploits during the Battle of Beaver Dams is known by most Canadians.
The City of Niagara Falls would like to thank the Government of Canada for providing funding for the walking tour brochure.
Support for the trails and interpretation of the battlefield has been generously provided by
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