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The British Defense

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
In the early evening of July 25th, 1814, the British commander, Lt. General Drummond stood on this hilltop. Having just received intelligence that an American force was marching northward in this direction along the Portage . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bicentennial of the Battle of Lundy’s Lane

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
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(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

British Retreat

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Following the capture of his artillery by the Americans, Lt. General Drummond and his troops retreated from their defensive position on the height of land in the cemetery to this area on the north side of the hill. Starting . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Marcel-François Richard

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Saint-Louis-de-Kent, New Brunswick.
Français: Né à Saint-Louis-de-Kent et ordonné prêtre en 1870, Mgr Richard fut l'une des figures de proue de la renaissance acadienne. Il stimula la colonisation afin de centrer l'exode yeti les États-Unis, fonda des écoles, . . .

(Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Aftermath of Battle

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
British and American forces suffered heavy losses at the Battle of Lundy’s Lane on July 25, 1814 and these were severe in proportion to the number of combatants. The casualty rates were nearly equal, as each side recorded . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

American Withdrawal

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
After this fierce and bloody battle, General Brown ordered the American withdrawal southward. The American forces were not expelled from the position they won, but retired voluntarily. The British regained possession of the . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Battle Stages

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
The Battle of Lundy’s Lane was a turning Point in the War of 1812-14. While British reinforcements began arriving in North America following the defeat of Napoleon in Europe, the Americans were pushing to gain control of the . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Facing the American Attack

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
“ In the centre the repeated and determined attacks of the enemy were met by the 89th Regiment, the detachments of the Royals and King’s and the Light Company of the 41st, with the most perfect steadiness and intrepid . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Americans Attack

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Scott’s brigade approached from the south along the Portage Road. Shortly after 7pm on July 25, 1814, they emerged from the woods that covered the area south of this cemetery along present day Barker Street. Ahead, they saw . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Americans Capture the British Guns

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
The Americans surged forward, attempting to take the British position. This and repeated attempts failed and they endured heavy losses. Later, under cover of darkness, the American 21st Infantry made its way up the southeast . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Drummond Hill Cemetery

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Drummond Hill Presbyterian Church Present during the Battle of Lundy’s Lane, a former church once sat at the north east end of the cemetery. Built in 1887 by A.J. Lowell, the current church was then modernized in 1961. . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Millstones

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Blackville, New Brunswick.
Henry Reid leased stone quarry sites in the area in the 1870s and 1880s. These unused millstones came from the quarry in Indiantown (now Quarryville). Another Reid stone quarry operated at Blackville during the same period. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Legend of the Dungarvon Whooper

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Blackville, New Brunswick.
In the early 19th century, a young cook named Ryan worked in a lumber camp near the Dungarvon River. One day the cook died, probably murdered by the camp boss, while the men were working in the woods. The men returned during . . .

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St. Matthew's Episcopal Church

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Houma, Louisiana.
Chartered on May 15, 1855 by The Rt. Rev. Leonidas K. Polk, the first Episcopal Bishop of Louisiana. The first building was erected in 1858. Present cypress structure was completed 1892. During the War Between The States its . . .

(Churches & Religion • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Southdown Plantation House

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Houma, Louisiana.
First floor built c. 1859 by William J. Minor of Natchez, Mississippi. Second floor added in 1893 by Henry C. Minor. In 1920's Southdown management pioneered development of disease resistant POJ sugarcane varieties.

(Agriculture • Antebellum South, US • Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Americans Withdraw

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Niagara Falls, Ontario.
Around midnight, with both sides completely exhausted, the Americans withdrew to their camp at Chippawa. They left the British guns behind, allowing Drummond to reclaim them the following morning. “At the Falls of the . . .

(War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ohio Valley Steelworker Statue

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Steubenville, Ohio.
The Ohio Valley Steelworker Statue was cast at Centre Foundry and Machine Company in Wheeling, West Virginia and dedicated in 1989. Created by artist Dimitrios Akis, the statue honors the men and women who worked in area . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Peaceful Panda

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, Ireland.
[Chinese script not transcribed] Go maire an Cairdeas idir Pobal na Síne agus na hÉireann go deo. Tiomnaithe d'Iar-Uachtarán na hÉireann, A Oirirceas an tUas. Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, nach maireann, ag Comhlachas Phobal na Síne . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Man-Made Features • Peace • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria

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, Mexico.
Convento de San Agustin de Yuriria construido por los RR. agustinos en 1550. Dependencia de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos é Históricos. English translation: Convent of Saint Augustine of Yuriria Constructed by the . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Honor of Those Who Served Their Country

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Steubenville, Ohio.
During World War II and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice Gilbert Beynon George Gabsella, Jr. Claude W. Hinsley Richard Blair Lewis Shumway Donald R. Gaffney Thomas Moxley, Jr. Harry B. Robinson Joseph . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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