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A tree planting at St. John's Anglican Church.

Grand River Branch received a grant from the UELAC to identify Loyalist burial sites in cemeteries within its area with a sign Loyalist Burial Site. St. John's Anglican Woodhouse Cemetery on the outskirts of Simcoe, Ontario, was the first of three chosen by the Branch. On Loyalist Day, 19 June 2005, following a strawberry social, Doris Wilson, Honorary Vice President of the Grand River Branch, planted a Sweet Gum tree, requested by the church board, to replace the aged Carolinian trees in the cemetery. The tree can be traced back to these earliest Sweet Gums, whose seeds were brought to Port Dover in 1795.
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Title Annotation:UELAC Projects
Publication:The Loyalist Gazette
Date:Sep 22, 2005
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