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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hamilton in Hamilton County, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Defensive Outwork

 
 
Defensive Outwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
1. Defensive Outwork Marker
Inscription.
About this spot
was an outwork of
the first line of defense
1812 - 1815

 
Erected 1914 by Wentworth Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 16.202′ N, 79° 53.226′ W. Marker is in Hamilton, Ontario, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from York Boulevard north of Dundurn Street North. Touch for map. This historic marker is located in the Hamilton Cemetery, along the west side of one of the cemetery roadways, on a slight rise in the road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 555 York Boulevard, Hamilton, Ontario L8R, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sir John Harvey (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dundurn Castle (about 150 meters away); United Empire Loyalists (about 150 meters away); a different marker also named Dundurn Castle (about 210 meters away); Sir Allan Napier MacNab (about 210 meters away); March to Stoney Creek (about 210 meters away); First Line of Defense (about 240 meters away); Burlington Heights 1813 - 1814 (about 240 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamilton.
 
Also see . . .  Project:1812 – Burlington Heights. This is a link
Defensive Outwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
2. Defensive Outwork Marker
View of the historic marker on the side of a roadway through the Hamilton Cemetery.
to information provided by Alex Luyckx. (Submitted on June 25, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar of 1812
 
Defensive Outwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
3. Defensive Outwork Marker
View looking south of the historic marker, on a slight rise, on the side of a roadway, in the Hamilton Cemetery.
Defensive Outwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
4. Defensive Outwork Marker
View looking south along York Boulevard of the entrance to the Hamilton Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 620 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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