The Thurlow Purchase

Stroll of Discovery: Riverfront Trail, Belleville

The Thurlow Purchase

Belleville, Ontario Canada

Created By: Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County


In 1816 the Mississauga First Nation surrendered a 428-acre parcel of land. The area had originally been set aside as a native burial ground in 1783. Compensation was agreed upon in 2010 with the Alderville First Nation in relation to this purchase.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Stroll of Discovery: Riverfront Trail, Belleville


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