Lundy's Lane

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Lundy's Lane,

locality in S Ontario just W of the Niagara Falls, scene of a stubborn engagement of the War of 1812, fought July 25, 1814. The American forces commanded by Gen. Winfield Scott and led by Gen. Jacob J. Brown, pushing into Canada, encountered British troops posted along Lundy's Lane. After prolonged fighting, the Americans fell back to Fort Erie, their former position. They had gained no advantage but had shown themselves able to hold a superior enemy force. There were heavy casualties on both sides.
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Lundy's Lane ran well in Dubai and worked well at Kempton recently.
Students were challenged to get a thorough knowledge of what went on at Lundy's Lane. The knowledge that they were going to have to follow this up with a positive re-creation of the event grabbed and maintained their attention.
Ruth recognized the significance of the Battle of Lundy's Lane in shaping our Canadian destiny and identity.
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In the Obituaries section, Ruth Redmond UE, who passed away on 5 April 1999 at age 96, was described as the "Angel of Lundy's Lane" who "resisted commercialization and fought her own war to save a large portion of the War of 1812 Lundy's Lane battlefield site." [For more information about Ruth, please refer to the article "Ruth Redmond UE, a 'Unique Canadian Patriot': The Tradition of Red Geraniums on Lundy's Lane" by Bev Craig UE on page 25 of this issue.]
There was little more to spare as Majors Cast completed a Carnival hattrick as Ahern attacked midtrack and held the late lunge of Lundy's Lane.
We have also attended many local historical events at museums and the sites of the Battle of Chippawa and the Battle of Lundy's Lane. Some members have spoken to school children and other organizations that have requested information from a dedicated core of members.
Lundy's Lane, formerly in the care of Clive Brittain, posted his first success since joining Satish Seemar when running out a two-and-ahalf-length winner of the mile turf race under Ryan Moore.
Despite a wet spring that made planting very late and flooded conditions through mid July, the lovely red geraniums that signify remembrance to those that fell at Lundy's Lane during the War of 1812 provided a wonderful display throughout the summer months.
But I have been a fan of Clive Brittain's Lundy's Lane for this race for some time now and stall two certainly isn't going to put me off.
Children's activities were provided along with a display and information at the re-enactment of the Battle of Lundy's Lane in July.
David Ellsworth UE and I, (Carol Clifford) laid the wreath at the 202nd anniversary of the Battle of Lundy's Lane.