Brock's Monument - Queenston Heights Battlefield

Brock's Monument - Queenston Heights Battlefield (HMZ6U)

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada
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N 43° 9.606', W 79° 3.174'

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The monument towering above you is a memorial to Major-General Sir Isaac Brock commander of British forces in Upper Canada at the beginning of the War of 1812. Brock died on the slopes below Queenston Heights on October 13, 1812, during an engagement between British and American forces. It was a battle that had great significance for Canada. This monument was constructed between 1853-56. It is 56 metres (184 feet) high and is constructed entirely of cut stone. Parks Canada maintains the monument as a National Historic Site.

Parks Canada invites you to discover more about Brock's Monument and the Battle of Queenston Heights. The site plan illustrated here will orient you to:
· a self-guiding trail (outline on the plan) which will take you to the principal locations on the battlefield.
· the Monument Lookout, where an interpretive panel summarizes the battle.
· the Monument, where you can learn about Major General Isaac Brock and his memorial.
· the historic locations of the defensive field works of Fort Drummond which was built in the aftermath of the battle.

A. Walking Trail stations
B. Battle of Queenston Heights interpretive display - Monument Lookout.
C. Brock's Monument interpretive displays (inside the monument).
D. Fort Drummond
HM NumberHMZ6U
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 658294 N 4780434
Decimal Degrees43.16010000, -79.05290000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 9.606', W 79° 3.174'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 9' 36.36" N, 79° 3' 10.44" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201 Niagara River Recreation Trail, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0, CA
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