Capture of Fort Niagara

Capture of Fort Niagara (HMX5W)

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 14.085', W 79° 3.641'

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1813

In the early morning of December 19th, 1813, a force under Colonel John Murray, consisting of detachments of the 100th and 41st Regiments. Royal Scots, Royal Artillery and Canadian Militia embarked in bateaux at the foot of this ravine. Crossing silently to a point above Youngstown, New York, they attacked Fort Niagara killing or capturing its American garrison.
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HM NumberHMX5W
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Placed ByErected by the Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 1:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 657469 N 4788709
Decimal Degrees43.23475000, -79.06068333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 14.085', W 79° 3.641'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 14' 5.10" N, 79° 3' 38.46" W
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Area Code(s)440, 216
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 516-540 Niagara Parkway Recreational Trail, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0, CA
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