Oakland in Brant County, Ontario — Central Canada
The Battle of Malcolm’s Mills
Erected by Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1814.
Location. 43° 1.895′ N, 80° 19.878′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Ontario, in Brant County. Marker is at the intersection of Oakland Road (County Route 4) and King Street South (County Route 24), on the right when traveling west on Oakland Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 147 Oakland Road, Oakland ON N0E, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Duncombe's Uprising 1837 (approx. 3.6 kilometers away); St. Paul’s 1785 (approx. 12.9 kilometers away); Tomb of THAYENDANEGEA (approx. 13 kilometers away); Her Majesty’s Chapel of the Mohawks (approx. 13 kilometers away); Mohawk Village (approx. 13 kilometers away); Brant County Court House (approx. 13.4 kilometers away); The Founding of Brantford (approx. 13.4 kilometers away).
More about this marker. This marker is located in the United Empire Loyalist Burial Ground
Also see . . . Battle of Malcolm's Mills - Wikipedia. In October 1814, an invading American force of about 700 mounted infantry under Brigadier General Duncan McArthur advanced rapidly as they left Detroit and raided the Thames Valley. The plan was to devastate the Grand River settlements and the region around the head of Lake Ontario which supplied flour to the British forces on the Niagara frontier. (Submitted on October 27, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
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