Indians at Queenston Heights

Indians at Queenston Heights (HMX66)

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1L0 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 9.735', W 79° 3.28'

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October 13, 1812

Warriors of the Six Nations of Iroquois (Mohawks, Oniedas Onondagos, Cayugas, Senecas, Tuscaroras), mainly from the Grand River, fought as allies of the British in this historic battle with the Americans. Speaking distinctive dialects and with different religious beliefs, these Indians were drawn together for the battle by John Norton, a resourceful and courageous commander. Norton, a man of Cherokee and Scottish ancestry, was a Mohawk (Teyoninhokarawen) by adoption. With John Brant (Ahyouwaeghs), the youngest son of Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea), and John Bearfoot, a vetran of the American Revolutionary War, the Iroquois fought for their own survival as a people and in support of the British.
HM NumberHMX66
Year Placed1980
Placed ByNiagara Parkes Commission and the Queenston Community Association with the Assistance of the Ontario Ministry of Culture and Recreation
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 658145 N 4780669
Decimal Degrees43.16225000, -79.05466667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 9.735', W 79° 3.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 9' 44.10" N, 79° 3' 16.80" W
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Area Code(s)440, 216
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 Clarence St, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1L0, CA
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