Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights
- Media Type
- Item Type
- A postcard of Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights. c1910.
Published by F.H. Leslie. Printed in Niagara Falls.
- File Number: 15/pt2/32-1.1
Major General Sir Issac Brock was killed at the Battle of Queenston Heights on October 13, 1812 along with one of his aide-de-camps Lieutenant-Colonel John MacDonell. Following the battle both were buried in the Northeast Bastion at Fort George.
Brock's Monument was initially built in the 1820s and his remains were moved from Fort George to the base of the monument along with Lieutenant-Colonel John Macdonell's. After the monument was partially destroyed by an explosive attack, Brock and Macdonell's remains were temporarily relocated and a second larger monument was built. The current monument was opened in 1859 and is operated by the Friends of Fort George.
- View of Brock's Monument, looking north, 185 ft. height, 243 steps, Queenston Heights, Canada.
- F.H. Leslie
- Place of Publication
- Niagara Falls
- Date of Original
Width: 8.7 cm
Height: 13.9 cm
- Image Dimensions
Image Width: 8.7cm
Image Height: 13.9cm
- Language of Item
- Geographic Coverage
Latitude: 43.1601424161489 Longitude: -79.0526811362458
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