A Strategic Site

A Strategic Site (HM108T)

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada

N 43° 15.127', W 79° 3.734'

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Fort Niagara was only 1200 metres from FortGeorge, well within artillery range. In May, 1813, combined artillery fire from Fort Niagara, its detached batteries, and American warships at the river's mouth completely destroyed Fort Georgeand forced the British to abandon it to theinvading Americans. Only the powder magazinesurvived. By the end of the war, the British had re-occupied Fort George and captured Fort Niagara.
HM NumberHM108T
Placed ByParks Canada
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Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 3:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 657298 N 4790635
Decimal Degrees43.25211667, -79.06223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 15.127', W 79° 3.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 15' 7.62" N, 79° 3' 44.04" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 227 Byron St, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0, CA
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