1812 History
The Taking of Fort George


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage 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.
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Prints
Description:
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.
Date Of Event:
1813
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
988.249
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
Copyright Statement:
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.
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

L0S 1J0

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The Taking of Fort George


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.