The Wilderness location

The Niagara Foundation acquires The Wilderness

The Niagara Foundation is pleased to announce an agreement to acquire 100% of The Wilderness (as it has been known for more than one hundred years), located at 407 King Street in Old Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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Wilderness

About The Wilderness

The Wilderness, as it’s been known for over one hundred years, is an almost five-acre parcel of land located at 407 King Street, opposite The Commons, in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Wilderness is bordered by King, Mary, Regent and Centre Streets, a residential area abutted by single-family houses on the east and west sides. One Mile Creek traverses the property.
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Goettler Family Foundation Pledges $1 Million To Help Safeguard The Wilderness

The Niagara Foundation in November 2022 announced a $1 million pledge by Lauren and Vaughn Goettler, and the Goettler Family Foundation, towards the acquisition, stabilization and protection of 407 King Street, better known as “The Wilderness.”
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Summer parties support our heritage advocacy and initiatives

We like to fund raise in style. Support our activities.

Every summer, The Niagara Foundation holds three cocktail parties, each on a different Saturday, at a different home in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

From 5:30 to 7:30, drinks and hors d’oeuvres are served in a garden setting, rain or shine.

Donation of $200 per person covers all three parties – come once, twice or every time!

The 2024 dates are:

  • Saturday, June 15
  • Saturday, July 20
  • Saturday, August 24

To purchase tickets, contact Jane Dagg at [email protected].

Support the Wilderness project

The Wilderness

The Wilderness, as it’s been known for over one hundred years, is an almost five-acre parcel of land located at 407 King Street, opposite The Commons, in Niagara-on-the-Lake.