Gore Park (Hamilton, Ontario)

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Sir John A. Macdonald statue, Gore Park

Gore Park is a park located in Hamilton, Ontario.

The park is a triangular piece or gore for which provides the name of park[1] bounded by James Street South, two separate sections of King Street East and John Street.

The park emerged in 1850 on what was once part of the Crown land grant to John Askin to create a public place in downtown Hamilton.[2]

The park has various features such as:

  • water fountains (small water fountains added 1960s and large water fountain replaced 1860 original in 1970[3])
  • Sir John A Macdonald Memorial c. 1893
  • Queen Victoria Memorial c 1908
  • Hamilton Cenotaph / Gore Park Veterans Memorial c. 1923

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Coordinates: 43°15′22″N 79°52′05″W / 43.25614°N 79.86799°W / 43.25614; -79.86799