CORNWALL – Something is blooming in the Seaway City that will have it share something in common with 139 of its municipal counterparts.
The city has received a tulip garden to commemorate the first gift of 100,000 Dutch tulip bulbs sent to Canada in 1945. It was a gift of thanks for the liberation of the Netherlands during World War Two.
The Cornwall & District Horticultural Society officially received the gift, which was planted this morning (Wednesday).
The 70th Anniversary Dutch-Canadian Friendship Tulip Garden, comprised of 700 red and white tulips, was planted at the Cenotaph on Veteran’s Walk on Second Street West.