Niagara Falls in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
The Battle of Lundy’s Lane
War of 1812
The Battle of Lundy’s Lane was a turning point in the War of 1812-14. While British Reinforcements began arriving in North America following the defeat of Napoleon in Europe, the Americans were pushing to gain control of the Niagara Peninsula. In the early evening of July 25th, 1814, their attempts were thwarted at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, which stopped the American advance and marked the beginning of the end of the war.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical date for this entry is July 24, 1814.
Location. 43° 5.375′ N, 79° 5.766′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Lundy's Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6121 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls ON L2G 1T4, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Lundy’s Lane Battlefield Gateway (a few steps from this marker); Churches Atop of Drummond Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Battlefield Tourism (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle Ground Hotel The British Defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Americans Withdraw (within shouting distance of this marker); Holding the High Ground (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
More about this marker. The background of the marker contains images of the British and American flags and various fighting soldiers.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. These markers follow the story of the Battle of Lundy's Lane.
Also see . . . Battle of Lundy's Lane. Canadian Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on March 7, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.