The Taking of Fort George
This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
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- This print is a depiction of the taking of Fort George by the Americans, by both land and water. The events featured in the print took place in 1813. The print's point of view is from the mouth of the Niagara River. The print shows the lighthouse that once stood at the mouth of the river along with the British ramparts, the American ships, landing batteaux and invasion of Niagara by the US. The print also shows the opposing fortification of Fort Niagara. For more on the event please see "The Battle of Fort George" by Ernest Cruikshank and published by the Niagara Historical Society.
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Latitude: 43.252777 Longitude: -79.051388
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- Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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- Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
- Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
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