Comfort Maple

The Comfort Maple The Oldest Maple Tree in Canada, the Comfort Maple. Located at 1732 Metler Road in Pelham this tree is reportedly over 500 years old. The tree is named after the Comfort family, who purchased the land on which it sits in 1816. The tree and the land around it was donated to […]

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single lane iron-truss bridge Welland

O’Reilly’s Bridge

The historic O’Reilly’s Bridge spanning the Welland River on the Pelham-Wainfleet border. Until 2010 the oldest structure spanning the Welland river was O’Reilly’s Bridge. Built in 1901 O’Reilly’s Bridge was a single-lane iron truss bridge, the only one of its kind on the entire river, and one of the oldest iron truss bridges in Southern […]

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