Hamilton in Hamilton County, Ontario — Central Canada
First Line of Defense
The Line of Earthworks
In First Line of Defense
1812 - 1815
Erected 1914 by Wentworth Historical Society.
Location. 43° 16.317′ N, 79° 53.157′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Ontario, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from York Boulevard north of Dundurn Street North. Touch for map. The historic marker is located in Harvey Park, just west of Dundurn Castle, on the Burlington Heights of Hamilton. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario L8R, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burlington Heights 1813 - 1814 (here, next to this marker); March to Stoney Creek (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); "The Burlington Races" 1813 (about 180 meters away); Defensive Outwork (about 240 meters away); United Empire Loyalists (about 240 meters away); Sir John Harvey (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Dundurn Castle (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); a different marker also named Dundurn Castle (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton.
Also see . . . Burlington Heights National Historic Site of Canada. (Submitted on June 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.