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By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2011
The Battle of Queenston Heights Marker
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Queenston — The Battle of Queenston Heights The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour
The Battle of Queenston Heights The village below you and the heights on which you are standing were the stage for the famous Battle of Queenston Heights. It took place during the Anglo-American conflict 1812-1815 known as the . . . — Map (db m51682) HM
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Queenston — 1 — Attack The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour Stop 1 of the 5-stop walking tour —
If you go to the lookout behind the Laura Secord monument you will see across the river and slightly to your right the area where a huge American force assembled for the invasion of Canada. In the early hours of October 13, 1812, six hundred . . . — Map (db m55029) HM
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Queenston — 2 — The Treacherous River Cliff The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour Stop 2 of the 5-stop walking tour —
"An unguarded trail up this steep cliff was the only route which the Americans had to the heights of Queenston. The trail was to your right but does not exist any longer. Trapped on the river shore by unrelenting gunfire, the Americans contemplated . . . — Map (db m55030) HM
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Niagara Falls — 3 — The Capture of the Redan and the Death of Brock
On the river banks below here, the Americans were trapped. To the right the Americans scaled the river cliff and seized the Heights above. To the left the British held the Village of Queenston. A British 18-pounder cannon situated here within an . . . — Map (db m75875) HM
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Niagara Falls — Site of Redan Battery
Near this spot Lieut-Col. John MacDonnell Attorney General of Upper Canada was mortally wounded 13th October 1812. — Map (db m75855) HM
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Queenston — 4 — The Counter-Offensive Takes Shape The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour Stop 4 of the 5-Stop Walking Tour —
The Niagara escarpment rises above you. The British reinforcements arriving here from Fort George, in battle dress and exhausted from a "double quick march", struggled up this slope some distance to your right. While the Americans controlled . . . — Map (db m55533) HM
Ontario (Regional Municipality of Niagara), Queenston — 5 — The Decisive Battle The Battle of Queenston Heights Walking Tour Stop 5 of the 5-stop walking tour —
On the plateau before you, the British and Americans met for battle. The British formed a line to your right, the Americans to your left. General Sheaffe formed a British counter-offensive force of nine hundred men in a line shoulder to shoulder. . . . — Map (db m55028) HM

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