Stoney Creek in Hamilton County, Ontario — Central Canada
Billy Green Monument
Who led British troops
in surprise night
attack winning decisive
Battle of Stoney Creek.
Died Mar. 15, 1877
[Text on North Side of Monument]:
Who gave the password
to Billy Green who in
turn gave it
to Gen. Harvey
[Text on East Side of Monument]:
British Gen. who had
command at Battle
of Stoney Creek
June 6, 1813
Location. 43° 13.141′ N, 79° 46.15′ W. Marker is in Stoney Creek, Ontario, in Hamilton County. Marker is on King Street East west of Centennial Parkway South, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This historic monument is located in the Stoney Creek Cemetery, on the south side of the street, a short distance south of the King Street entrance (it can be seen from the entrance, once you know what you are looking for) and about 50 to 60
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Nash-Jackson House (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Stoney Creek (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Battlefield House (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); a different marker also named Battle of Stoney Creek (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Their Fame Liveth (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Battlefield of Stoney Creek (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Hamilton - Scourge Project (approx. 3.5 kilometers away); HMCS Haida - NCSM Haida (approx. 9.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stoney Creek.
More about this marker. In his book, "Guidebook to the Historic Sites of the War of 1812," Gilbert Collins states, "A gravestone-type monument honours General Harvey, Billy Green, and Isaac Corman for the part they played in the Battle of Stoney Creek....The monument is in the cemetery near the corner of King Street and Centennial Parkway, in Stoney Creek, Ontario." (page 140)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 26, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.