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Grimsby in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole

 
 
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
1. Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker
Inscription.
We dedicate this flagpole to the
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial peace garden
in honour of the "Encounter at the Forty"
at this site on June 8, 1813, a turning point in
the War of 1812 by the United States and the British.
Also, to celebrate 200 years of peace and
prosperity that has existed between
Canada and the United States.

 
Erected 2010 by Grimsby Firefighters' Association.
 
Location. 43° 12.269′ N, 79° 33.181′ W. Marker is in Grimsby, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Elizabeth Street north of Lakeside Drive when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic marker is located at the northern end of Elizabeth Street, in a community lakeside park, affixed to a large stone, next to the park's flagpole. Marker is in this post office area: Grimsby, Ontario L3M, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 18 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Gazebo ( a few steps from this marker); Engagement at the Forty ( within shouting distance of this marker); Ball's Grist-Mill ( approx. 15.9 kilometers away); Hamilton - Scourge Project ( approx. 17 kilometers away).
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
2. Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker
View of historic marker affixed to a large rock.
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
3. Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker
View of the historic marker situated next to the flag pole in the community park, with the mouth of 40 Mile Creek in the background.
Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
4. Grimsby 1812 Bicentennial Flagpole Marker
View of the historic marker situated in the Grimsby War of 1812 Bicentennial Peace Garden, next to the flagpole.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 1, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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