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Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Brock's Cenotaph

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
1. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
Inscription. [Text on North Side of Marker]:

Near the spot
Major-General
Sir Isaac Brock, K.C.B.
Provisional Lieutenant
Governor of Upper Canada
fell on 13 - October, 1812
while advancing to repel
the invading enemy.

[Text on South Side of Marker]:

This stone
Was placed by His Royal Highness
Albert Edward, Prince of Wales
on 18th September, 1860.

 
Erected 1860.
 
Location. 43° 9.738′ N, 79° 3.271′ W. Marker is in Queenston, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Clarence Street just west of Queenston Street. Touch for map. This historical monument is located on the Canadian side of the Niagara River, on the southern edge of a residential neighborhood, in a small community park with several other historical monuments, at the base of the Niagara Escarpment. Marker is in this post office area: Queenston, Ontario L0S 1L0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indians at Queenston Heights (a few steps from this marker); 'Alfred' (a few steps from this marker); 4. The Counter-Offensive Takes Shape (about 180 meters
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
2. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
Close-up view of the text on north side (front side) of historical marker.
away, measured in a direct line); Brock Dead House (about 210 meters away); Laura Ingersoll Secord 1775-1868 (about 210 meters away); Laura Secord (1775-1868) (about 210 meters away); Home of Laura Ingersoll Secord (about 210 meters away); The Battle of Queenston Heights (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenston.
 
Also see . . .  Isaac Brock Biography. (Submitted on February 24, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
3. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
Close-up view of the text on south side (back side) of historical marker.
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
4. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
View of the north side (front side) of the monument situated at the base of the Niagara Escarpment and a distant view of the Brock Monument situated at the top of the Niagara Escarpment.
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
5. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
View of the south side (back side) of historical marker situated on the northern edge of a residential neighborhood.
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
6. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
View looking east along Clarence Street of the featured historical marker, situated in a community park between two other historical monuments.
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
7. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
View looking south of the featured historical marker, situated in a community park between two other historical monuments, with the Niagara Escarpment in the background.
Brock's Cenotaph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 28, 2011
8. Brock's Cenotaph Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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