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Drummond Hill Cemetery

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
1. Drummond Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church
Present during the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, a former church once sat at the north east end of the cemetery. Built in 1887 by A.J. Lowell, the current church was then modernized in 1961.

Captain Abraham Hull & Unknown Soldiers
The Niagara Frontier Monuments Association of Boston placed a monument in 1907 to Captain Abraham Hull and unknown US soldiers that had been recovered on the battlefield.

Drummond Monument
“Holding the High Ground”, in Drummond Hill Cemetery. The statue depicts Sir Gordon Drummond, who led British troops at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane. This statue was dedicated in 1989.

Soldier’s Monument
Erected in 1895 by the Canadian Parliament in honour of the victory gained by the British & Canadian Forces on this field on the 25th day of July, 1814 and in grateful remembrance of the brave men who died on that day fighting for the unity of the Empire.

Copper Beech Tree
The Copper Beech Tree is believed to be planted in 1914 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane.

Laura Secord
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By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
2. Drummond Hill Cemetery Marker
Monument

Laura Secord is best known for her involvement in the War of 1812-1814 when she walked over 30 kilometres to warn the British of an impending attack by the American regiment.

William Dalton
William Dalton was the Sexton at Drummond Hill Cemetery between 1876 and 1916. When William Dalton assumed responsibility for keeping the burial records, he entered more than just the date and the name of the deceased. He would sometimes include identifying information and anecdotal comments about the deceased and would also describe weather conditions, the location of the grave, and give the name of the undertaker and that of the minister who conducted the service.
 
Location. 43° 5.315′ N, 79° 5.753′ 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 at or near this postal address: 6110 Lundy's Lane, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 1T1, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. One Hundredth Anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); I’ll Try, Sir (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Lundy's Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Holding the High Ground
Drummond Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
3. Drummond Hill Cemetery Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier's Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Aftermath of Battle (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); American Withdrawal (about 90 meters away); Cecil Bishopp (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
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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.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812
 
Soldier’s Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
4. Soldier’s Monument
Drummond Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
5. Drummond Monument
Laura Secord Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
6. Laura Secord Monument
Copper Beech Tree image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 19, 2019
7. Copper Beech Tree
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 21, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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