'Alfred'

'Alfred' (HMX65)

Location: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1L0 Niagara Regional Municipality
Country: Canada

N 43° 9.745', W 79° 3.262'

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Early in the morning of October 13, 1812, after galloping seven miles from Fort George, General Brock tethered his gray horse ?Alfred' here in the Village of Queenston in order to lead a charge on foot to repel the invading enemy. Brock was killed leading the attack.

Colonel Macdonell then took command until General Sheafe could arrive from Fort George with reinforcements. Macdonell rode ?Alfred' to lead another charge; he was mortaly wounded and ?Alfred' was killed, part of the price of saving Canada on that fateful day.

"they also serve who only stand and wait"

Presented to
The Niagara Parks Commission
by Mr. and Mrs. Stewart G. Bennett

Ralph Sketch,
sculptor
1976
Details
HM NumberHMX65
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByMr. and Mrs. Stewart G. Bennett
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 658169 N 4780688
Decimal Degrees43.16241667, -79.05436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 9.745', W 79° 3.262'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 9' 44.70" N, 79° 3' 15.72" W
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Area Code(s)440, 216
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Clarence St, Niagara-on-the-Lake ON L0S 1L0, CA
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