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interesting local historical site

have visited many times, my kids used to ask to go as they liked going up the tower and the... read more

Reviewed August 10, 2017
Alison P
Kitchener, Canada
Beautiful monument in urban sprawl

Visited on a rainy Sunday with my children. Easy and ample parking. A beautiful tower but looking a... read more

Reviewed May 21, 2017
Saint Thomas, Canada
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“Historical Tower”
10 Aug 2017
“interesting local historical site”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pioneers Memorial celebrates the settlers that arrived in Waterloo County in the early 1800's from Pennsylvania and New York. The book Trail of the Black Walnut documents this immigration.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

have visited many times, my kids used to ask to go as they liked going up the tower and the lookout..river view and old cemetary..definately a go for the history buff!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Alison P
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Visited on a rainy Sunday with my children. Easy and ample parking. A beautiful tower but looking a little rundown. Lots of graffiti and roof structure needs attention. We were disappointed that we couldn't go up into the tower to appreciate the views of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a great area of town and th h e trail system was a big surprise. Lots of nice photo ops if your into nature shots

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

Great walk along the river and golf course to get to this tower which displays history of the region.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Jane3722
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Great Tower to visit, It is no longer open to go up inside, but still something to see., Great Views and just a nice place to sit and chat or talk a stroll

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Italian1969
Reviewed September 11, 2016

You can walk from one park to another if you go to the left. Going to the right seems even longer to get to the next park that intersects.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed June 17, 2016

Located near the river this old 'pioneer tower' is a great lookout point for the grand river as it leaves Kitchener on its way to Cambridge.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank crobinson2014
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Very pretty lookout point and a surprisingly secluded location for being in the middle of a suburb. Connected to the Grand River Trail. The trail gets pretty rough between Pioneer Tower and HWY 8 though.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank William S
Reviewed April 11, 2016

I live in proximity to the tower and it is primarily a place to take young children to play on the swings and jungle gym. I have never been in the tower as it is continuously locked and does not appear to be part of...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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