20 on the Trestle Launch
Event Date: Saturday May. 18th, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Host: Town of St. Marys
Contact: 519-284-2340, ext. 249
In the mid-1990s, the Town of St. Marys purchased the then-abandoned CN rail line which spans the Thames River. In 1996, the council of the day struck a committee to turn the eyesore and safety hazard into the Grand Trunk Trail, an integral part of our trail system.
Now, it’s time to celebrate this milestone and the trail's continued importance to our community!
The celebration, known as “20 on the Trestle” will begin on Saturday, May 18 and conclude in early October to coincide with the October 3, 1999 dedication of the trail.
Join us on Saturday, May 18 as we kick off this celebration with a children's parade on the trail, official declaration, and birthday cupcakes! The parade begins at the Wellington Street North access to the trail (Egan Street intersection).
The events will take inspiration from the simple pleasures of the trail: the unparalleled panoramic view, the expanse of recreational space, and the proximity to nature. The events will be free and open to all to attend and will be posted to www.townofstmarys.com/20onthetrestle as they are confirmed. You can also Like our Facebook page @stmarysontario and follow @townofstmarys on Twitter to stay in the know.
This event is wheelchair accessible.
Location: Grand Trunk Trail and Trestle, St. Marys, 80 Water Street North, St. Marys
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