The Wilderness

The Niagara Foundation acquires The Wilderness

The Wilderness location
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.

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.

Goettler Family Foundation Pledges $1 Million To Help Safeguard The Wilderness

The Niagara Foundation
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.”

Foundation to acquire half-interest in historic 5-acre Niagara-on-the-Lake woods

The Wilderness location
The Niagara Foundation is pursuing the purchase of a half-interest in an historically significant Old Town property known as the Wilderness, the Foundation announced today.