Near Queenston in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
4. The Counter-Oﬀensive Takes Shape
The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour
—Stop 4 of the 5-Stop Walking Tour —
While the Americans controlled Queenston Heights they were prevented from properly establishing their position by the harassment of 120 Indians under Chief Norton. In the meantime, Regular British troops and Canadian militia were arriving from Fort George and other outposts. Under the direction of Major General Roger Sheaffe, they climbed the heights of Queenston and assembled for the last battle.
French text follows on right.
Erected by Parks Canada.
Location. 43° 9.703′ N, 79° 3.141′ W. Marker is near Queenston, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker can be reached from Niagara Parkway 0.3 kilometers east of York Road (Local Road 81), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is Stop 4 of the Queenston Heights walking tour. It can be reached by following the trail, or from a stairway and trail downslope from a scenic lookoff on the Niagara Parkway. At this marker, take a 90 degree turn to the left and proceed uphill (south) for the next stop. The directions
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Redan Battery ( about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); 3. The Capture of the Redan and the Death of Brock ( about 150 meters away); Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe ( about 150 meters away); 5. The Decisive Battle ( about 150 meters away); The Battle of Queenston Heights ( about 150 meters away); The "Colored Corps" 1812 - 1815 ( about 150 meters away); Brock's Monument ( about 180 meters away); 'Alfred' ( about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Queenston.
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.
Additional keywords. Brock
Categories. • War of 1812 •
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