Near Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
2. The Treacherous River Cliﬀ
The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour
—Stop 2 of the 5-stop walking tour —
Erected by Parks Canada.
Location. 43° 9.633′ N, 79° 2.916′ W. Marker is near Queenston, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Niagara Parkway just north of Portage Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is situated on the Canadian side of the Niagara River in a community/historic park area and is located along a walking trail near the riverside crest of the Niagara Escarpment. Marker is in this post office area: Queenston, Ontario L0S 1L0, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Niagara Escarpment (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Laura Ingersoll Secord 1. Attack (about 210 meters away); Site of Redan Battery (about 210 meters away); 3. The Capture of the Redan and the Death of Brock (about 210 meters away); 5. The Decisive Battle (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); 4. The Counter-Offensive Takes Shape (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The "Colored Corps" 1812 - 1815 (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenston.
More about this marker. This historical marker is located in the Queenston Heights National Historic Site of Canada and is stop #2 on, The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour. According to the Niagara Parks web site, this historical marker is located "across the Parkway from the Ornamental Entrance Gate."
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Categories. • Native Americans • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 15, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.