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Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Brock's Monument

 
 
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
1. Brock Monument Marker
Inscription.
Upper Canada has dedicated this monument
to the memory of the late
Major-General Sir Issac Brock K.B.
Provisional Lieut.Governor and commander of the forces
in this province whose remains are deposited in the vault beneath.
Opposing the invading enemy he fell in action near these heights
on the 13th of October 1812, in the 43 year of his age.
Revered and lamented by the people whom he governed
and deplored by the sovreign
to whose service his life had been devoted.

 
Erected 1856.
 
Location. 43° 9.613′ N, 79° 3.181′ W. Marker is in Queenston, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Niagara Parkway north of Portage Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The text on this historical monument is located on the north side of the Brock Monument, which is located in the Queenston Heights Park, sitting atop the Canadian side of the Niagara Escarpment, overlooking the northern end of the Niagara River gorge, dominating the landscape. Marker is in this post office area: Queenston, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brock's Monument - Queenston Heights Battlefield (a few steps from this
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
2. Brock Monument Marker
Close-up view of the text on the north side of the Brock Monument.
marker); Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Queenston Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Colored Corps" 1812 - 1815 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Queenston Heights (within shouting distance of this marker); 5. The Decisive Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); 1. Attack (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fort Drummond (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Queenston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brock's Monument. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on December 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Brock's Monument. This is a link to information provided by Niagara Parks. (Submitted on December 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Brock's Monument. This is a link to information provided by the Official War of 1812 Bicentennial Website. (Submitted on December 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraWar of 1812
 
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
3. Brock Monument Marker
View of the text on the north side of the historical monument and a make-shift Native American memorial at the base of the monument.
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
4. Brock Monument Marker
Close-up view of the battlefield scene of General Brock that is sculpted on the north side of the Brock Monument.
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
5. Brock Monument Marker
Close-up view of the statue of General Brock that is situated at the top of the Brock Monument.
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
6. Brock Monument Marker
Close-up view of the entrance to the interior of the Brock Monument, which is situated at the eastern base of the monument.
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
7. Brock Monument Marker
View looking west along the park walkway that leads to the eastern side entrance of the Brock Monument.
Brock Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
8. Brock Monument Marker
A more distant view looking west along the park walkway that leads to the eastern side entrance of the Brock Monument.
Brock's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
9. Brock's Monument Marker
View of the southwest corner of the Brock Monument.
Brock's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
10. Brock's Monument Marker
View of the southeast corner of the Brock Monument.
Brock's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
11. Brock's Monument Marker
View of the entrance to the interior of the Brock Monument, which is situated at the eastern base of the monument, with a British soldier reinactor standing in the open entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 9 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   9, 10, 11. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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