1763 - 1851On October 13, 1812, following Isaac Brock's death in a preceding assault, Major-General Sheaffe assumed command and led a successful attack which dislodged an invading American force from Queenston Heights. Born in Boston, Mass., Sheaffe was commissioned in the British army in 1778 and fought in the American Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars. Arriving in Upper Canada in 1812, he served as Administrator of the province 1812-13, and returned to England in the latter year. He was created a baronet in 1813, attained the rank of general in 1838 and died in Edinburgh, Scotland.
|Placed By||Ontario Archaeological and Historic Sites Board|
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|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12:09pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 658285 N 4780465|
|Decimal Degrees||43.16038333, -79.05300000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 9.623', W 79° 3.18'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 9' 37.38" N, 79° 3' 10.80" W|
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|Area Code(s)||440, 216|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5 Niagara River Recreation Trail, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1J0, CA|
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