70 Lighthouse Street
Rochester NY USA
The Charlotte Peace Garden is located on a bluff overlooking the Genesee River and Lake Ontario. The garden is best seen in the late afternoon, from the top of the oldest surviving American Lighthouse on Lake Ontario. Four intrepretive panels are located at the garden. One for each of the four battles fought in and around the outlet of the Genesee River in what was once called the Village of Charlotte. You will find 5 flags in the garden. The current American Flag, the 15 star American Flag that was flown furing the War of 1812, The British flag, the Canadian flag and the POW/MIA flag. Currenty there are perennial Double Knockout Roses and Becky Shasta Daisyes. Early spring will bring red tulips other plants such as Ageratums and Geraniums. The color theme of the garden will be RED, WHITE & Blue. Visit our new Web-site for an updated map, suggested itineraries and more information www.peacegardentrail.com See you there More »
Dedicated at historic sites in the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada, War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Gardens celebrate the two hundred years of peace and longstanding friendship between two countries that share the worlds longest undefended boarder.
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The concept of an International Peace Garden emerged in 1990 when the first garden was presented by the Canadian Government to the United States to celebrate their long standing friendship. our History »