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Niagara Falls in Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario — Central Canada
 

The Americans Attack

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
1. The Americans Attack Marker
Inscription.  Scott’s brigade approached from the south along the Portage Road. Shortly after 7pm on July 25, 1814, they emerged from the woods that covered the area south of this cemetery along present day Barker Street. Ahead, they saw the height of land at Lundy’s Lane, containing a small cemetery and a meeting house, all surrounded by farmers’ fields. The British had placed their artillery on the high ground in preparation for battle.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 43° 5.294′ N, 79° 5.684′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Regional Municipality of Niagara. Marker can be reached from Lundy's Lane, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in Drummond Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 1Y5, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Americans Capture the British Guns (here, next to this marker); Burr Lockhart Plato (within shouting distance of this marker); Facing the American Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Drummond Hill Cemetery (about
The Americans Attack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
2. The Americans Attack Marker
90 meters away, measured in a direct line); One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane (about 120 meters away); Cecil Bishopp (about 120 meters away); Battle Stages (about 120 meters away); Laura Secord (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
More about this marker. The background of the marker contains an image of American soldiers emerging from the woods to face a British artillery unit.
 
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 . . .  An introduction to the Battle of Lundy's Lane - War declared. (Submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Markers in Drummond Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
3. Markers in Drummond Hill Cemetery
Two markers can be found at this location. The Americans Attack marker is seen here on the left.
Drummond Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
4. Drummond Hill Cemetery
The Americans Attack Marker is located in Drummond Hill Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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Oct. 27, 2020