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Near Niagara-on-the-Lake in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Brown's Point

 
 
Brown's Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
1. Brown's Point Marker
Inscription. Brown's Inn was located here. Both the Canadian York Militia and the American Army bivouacked near here on separate occasions during the War of 1812. Adam Brown later added a store to his inn, and built a wharf on the river shore below, where sailing ships loaded settlers' produce, potash and lime destined for Montreal and overseas.
 
Erected by The Niagara Park's Commission.
 
Location. 43° 11.845′ N, 79° 3.274′ W. Marker is near Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Niagara River Parkway north of Brown's Point Circle, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the Canadian side of the Niagara River, just north of Queenston, along the Niagara Parkway Recreational Trial, opposite number 15176 on the Niagara River Parkway. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Brown's Point (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Field House (approx. half a kilometer away); British Landing (approx. 1.1 kilometers away in the U.S.); Chloe Cooley and the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada
Brown's Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
2. Brown's Point Marker
(approx. 1.3 kilometers away); Grand View (approx. 1.8 kilometers away in the U.S.); Vrooman's Battery (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Joseph-Geneviere, Comte de Puisaye (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Freedom Crossing Monument (approx. 2.7 kilometers away in the U.S.). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceWar of 1812
 
Brown's Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
3. Brown's Point Marker
View of the historical marker looking north along the Niagara Parkway Recreational Trial.
Brown's Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
4. Brown's Point Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along the Niagara Parkway Recreational Trial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 388 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 8, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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