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Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
A postcard with an aerial view of Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights. c1965.

Published by Peterborough Post Card Co, Peterborough, Ontario.
Notes:
File Number: 15/pt2/33-1.3

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 those of Lieutenant-Colonel John Macdonell. 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.
Publisher:
Peterborough Post Card Co.
Place of Publication:
Peterborough, Ontario
Date of Original:
c1965
Dimensions:
Width: 13.8 cm
Height: 8.8 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 13.8cm
Image Height: 8.8cm
Subject(s):
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights


A postcard with an aerial view of Brock's Monument, Queenston Heights. c1965.

Published by Peterborough Post Card Co, Peterborough, Ontario.