"THE BURNING OF ST. DAVID'S - 1814"
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NFJK
N 43° 09.520 W 079° 06.138
17T E 654281 N 4780182
Quick Description: It is located in St. Davids, at the northwest corner of Four Mile Creek Road and York Road.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 7/16/2012 3:11:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMEX3Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 19

Long Description:
On July 18th, 1814, during the final American campaign on the Niagara frontier, Major-General Peter B. Porter sent a detachment of militia from the United States encampment at Queenston to attack St. Davids. This force, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac W. Stone, was joined later by a small group of American regulars. Despite opposition from the 1st Lincoln Militia, the enemy captured the village, looted it and burned most of the buildings. Stone was severely censured for this destruction of private property and summarily dismissed from the United States army.
Address or location of plaque: northwest corner of Four Mile Creek Road and York Road, St Davids, Ontario

Physical location of plaque: Village

"Ontario Plaques" Website for this "Plaque": [Web Link]

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Description of any physical remains at site of "Historical Plaque": The Plaque was moved from .3 Km St. Davids, from the Public school on York Road (Road 81) to the intersection of Four Mile Creek Road and York Road

This 'Plaque' describes: An 'Event'

Condition of sign: Very good

Is this a bilingual sign?: No !

What is the second/third language?: None

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