village, S Ont., Canada, just N of Niagara Falls. There the British defeated American invaders in the battle of Queenston Heights (Oct. 13, 1812) in the War of 1812. The British commanding general, Sir Isaac Brock, was killed in the fighting.
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John's to Whitehall - which I praise very highly, but no more than it deserves, when I say that it is superior even to that in which we went from Queenston to Toronto, or to that in which we travelled from the latter place to Kingston, or I have no doubt I may add to any other in the world.
The expected replacement, originally announced in 2006, will be two 'Queenston' class Joint Support Ships (JSS), HMCS Queenston and HMCS Chateauguay, built by the Seaspan Marine Corporation.
Most recently, he was president and CEO of Queenston Mining, leading the discovery and development of the Upper Beaver deposit in the Kirkland Lake Gold camp until the company's acquisition by Osisko Mining.
The planned light rail line would run from McMaster University, along King Street and Main Street through central Hamilton to Queenston Circle.
Lewiston, NY; Queenston, ON; and Lampeter, Wales: Edwin Mellen Press, 2013.
Satisfied with this windfall, General Drummond called off the advance on Fort Schlosser and ordered Tucker to use part of his force to haul the captured goods back to Fort Niagara, while the remaining troops and Indians were ferried back across the Niagara River to Queenston.
Floral Clock, Niagara Parks, Queenston, Ontario, Canada The Floral Clock does more than keep time - it keeps changing.
Battles such as the Battle of Queenston Heights and the Battle of Crysler's Farm became iconic for English-speaking Canadians.
Key battles were fought at places such as Queenston Heights (1812); Stoney Creek, Moraviantown on the Thames, and Crysler's Farm (1813); and Lundy's Lane (1814).
He fishes for bass and pickerel on the Niagara River while being shot at by enemy soldiers, steals peaches from gardens in the ruins of Queenston, and has a "capital" picnic of steak, potatoes, and brandy with a Yankee officer while trying to spy on American positions in Fort George.
The final American offensive into Upper Canada in 1812, at Queenston Heights on October 13, is considered Brock's greatest victory.
Ellen Donogh is the teacher-librarian at both Queenston School and Luxton School in Winnipeg.