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The Fight for Canada / La Lutte Pour Le Canada, 1812-1815

 
 
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By Robert Rusaw, May 4, 2015
1. The Fight for Canada 1812-1815 Marker
Inscription.  Fought on land and on water, the War of 1812 helped shape the future of Canada. To defeat the American invasion, people from various walks of life came together-men and women; military personnel and civilians; English, French and Aboriginal peoples. The figure on this monument reflect the diversity of those who joined forces to defend this land and ensure Canada's existence.

Menée sur les fronts terrestre et maritime, la guerre de 1812 a tracé l'avenir du Canada. Pour contrer l'invasion américaine, des personnes de différents milieux et origines se sont mobilisées : hommes et femmes; Anglais, Français et Autochtones; militaires et civils. Les personnages représentés sur ce monument refletent la diversité de ceux et celles qui ont uni leurs forces pour défendre le territoire et assurer l'existence du Canada.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 45° 25.464′ N, 75° 41.794′ W. Marker is in Ottawa, Ontario, in Ottawa Division. Memorial is on Wellington Street

The Fight for Canada 1812-1815 Monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert Rusaw, May 4, 2015
2. The Fight for Canada 1812-1815 Monument
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. This marker is on Parliament Hill southeast of East Block. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rideau Waterway (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The Commissariat (about 90 meters away); Lieutenant Colonel Charles-Michel d’Irumberry de Salaberry, CB (about 90 meters away); Laura Secord, UE (about 90 meters away); Nicholas Sparks (about 90 meters away); Thayendanegea (Joseph Brant) (about 120 meters away); Rideau Canal National Historic Site of Canada (about 120 meters away); Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ottawa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2021, by Robert Rusaw of Massena, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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