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King's Highway 55

Niagara Stone Road (Decommissioned Route)

The former King's Highway 55 follows Niagara Stone Road from Queenston Street/York Road northeast to Old Town, ending at Mary Street. The route was decommissioned in 1997 and is today designated as Niagara Region 55.
 
Southern Terminus: Junction of the former King's Highway 8 (Queenston Street/York Road) east of St. Catharines.
 
Northern Terminus: Intersection of Mary Street in Old Town.

Pictures are arranged from south to north. Click here to show the route.

Location Description Photo
Northbound Southbound
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view at Queenston Road.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the marker past Stewart Road.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing a closeup of the marker past Stewart Road.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the sign indicating entry into the Greenbelt. The Greenbelt is a provincially protected tract of farmland and environmentally sensitive areas that spans more than 1.8 million acres.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing a closeup of the sign indicating entry into the Greenbelt.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view approaching Eastchester Avenue.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the advance signage for the turnoff to the Niagara District Airport.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view past Airport Road.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
A look at the Great Mountain Center, one of the many attractions along the route.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view approaching Line 4.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view approaching Line 4.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the marker past Line 4.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Southbound view approaching Concession 7 Road.

Photograph taken in April 2015.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view approaching the roundabout at Concession 6.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
A look at the signage welcoming visitors to Virgil.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Southbound view approaching the roundabout at Concession 6 Road.

Photograph taken in April 2015.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the sign indicating entry into the community of Virgil.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
A look at the Fruit Shack.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
A look at the sign for the Virgil Business Park.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view at Henegan Road.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view crossing Four Mile Creek.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Southbound view approaching Four Mile Creek Road.

Photograph taken in April 2015.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view at Line 1.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
A look at Pillitteri Estates Winery.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view at East and West Line.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the marker at East and West Line.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the sign indicating entry into the Historic Old Town district.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing a closeup of the sign indicating entry into the Historic Old Town district.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view showing the sign advising motorists of the presence of various forms of wildlife.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view approaching Mary Street.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Southbound view showing the first reassurance marker.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Southbound view showing a closeup of the first reassurance marker.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Northbound view at Mary Street showing the marker indicating the end of Niagara Region 55.

Photograph taken in August 2014.
Regional Municipality of Niagara

Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Signage on Queen Street directing traffic to Niagara Region 55.

Photograph taken in August 2014.

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