Niagara-on-the-Lake in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Six Pounder Field Gun
After the defeat of the British forces at the Battle of Fort George, field guns manned by the Royal Artillery and the local militia were critical in delaying the advancing US army. This allowed the remaining British troops to withdraw in relatively good order.
Erected by Parks Canada.
Location. 43° 15.071′ N, 79° 3.717′ W. Marker is in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Queens Parade just south of Wellington Street. Touch for map. This historic marker is located on the grounds of a national historic park, inside of the reconstructed Fort George, on the grounds, near the center of the fort, along the side of one of the pathways. 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 walking distance of this marker. Ubique (here, next to this marker); Guns Gins and Devil Carts Sir Isaac Brock's First Burial Site (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Fort Niagara (about 90 meters away); A Strategic Site (about 90 meters away); The Fortified Mouth of the Niagara River (about 120 meters away); Fort George (about 120 meters away); Niagara National Historic Sites (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 460 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 30, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.