Grimsby in Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario — Central Canada
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial peace garden
in honour of the "Encounter at the Forty"
at this site on June 8, 1813, a turning point in
the War of 1812 by the United States and the British.
Also, to celebrate 200 years of peace and
prosperity that has existed between
Canada and the United States.
Erected 2010 by Grimsby Firefighters' Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1794.
Location. 43° 12.269′ N, 79° 33.181′ W. Marker is in Grimsby, Ontario, in Niagara Regional Municipality. Marker is on Elizabeth Street north of Lakeside Drive when traveling north. This historic marker is located at the northern end of Elizabeth Street, in a community lakeside park, affixed to a large stone, next to the park's flagpole. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grimsby, Ontario L3M 3C2, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Gazebo (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at the Forty Mile CreekBall's Grist-Mill (approx. 15.9 kilometers away); Hamilton - Scourge Project (approx. 17 kilometers away).
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.