Registered to Township of Hamilton. On private property.
From plaque located on McClelland Rd: "Harris Burial Ground - Susanna Moodie Home. Boltus Harris, a United Empire Loyalist from New York, was granted this property (Lot 32 Concession 4 of Hamilton Township) in 1797. Known as the township's 'first settler', Boltus and members of his family (plus others) are buried here. The graveyard, considered to be the first in the township, is located on the hill just south of the creek. In 1832 this lot became 'Melsetter Farm', first home in Canada of Dunbar and Susanna Moodie. Mrs. Moodie's book 'Roughing It In The Bush', relates the story of the Harris family she found here and of her adventures with them."
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