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Niagara-on-the-Lake in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada (North America)
 

Navy Hall

 
 
Navy Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
1. Navy Hall Marker
Inscription.  The facilities of this strategic location have served British and later Canadian troops stationed at Niagara from 1765 to the 1920's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1765.
 
Location. 43° 15.138′ N, 79° 3.539′ W. Marker is in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Ricardo Street just south of Melville Street, on the left when traveling south. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Navy Hall, between the site of Fort George and the Niagara River, nearest to the Niagara River. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Ricardo Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Later Years (here, next to this marker); The Early Years (here, next to this marker); John Graves Simcoe (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named John Graves Simcoe (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Isaac Brock's First Burial Site
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(about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fort Niagara (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); A Strategic Site (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Battle of Fort George (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
 
More about this marker. The Navy Hall is located on the Canadian side of the Niagara River, just a short distance upstream from Fort Niagara which is located on the United States side of the River. Because the Navy Hall was located within the range of the cannon situated at Fort Niagara, its structures ended up being destroyed by American artillery fire during the War of 1812.
 
Also see . . .
1. Navy Hall. This is a link to information provided by a web site that is Administered by Parks Canada. (Submitted on November 15, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Navy Hall. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on November 15, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Navy Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
2. Navy Hall Marker
View of featured historical marker with a group of markers, on the grounds of Navy Hall, with a view of Navy Hall in the left background.
Navy Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
3. Navy Hall
View of Navy Hall with the Niagara River in the background.
View of Fort Niagara image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
4. View of Fort Niagara
View from the grounds of the Navy Hall, looking north along the Niagara River towards Fort Niagara and Lake Ontario beyond the fort.
View of Fort Niagara image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
5. View of Fort Niagara
Another view from the grounds of the Navy Hall, looking north along the Niagara River towards Fort Niagara.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 535 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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