Bayonets- c.1812-1814


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:
Object
Description:
These are a few examples of steel bayonets from the War of 1812-1814. The largest bayonet’s base (most likely British) measures 10cm long, 2.5cm in diameter and the blade is 41.5cm long and 2.5 cm wide at the base tapering to a sword point. It was found at the corner of Spring St. and Dorchester Rd. in Niagara Falls while excavating. The smaller ones are believed to be American. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.
Date of Original:
c. 1812
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
986.D.113
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.10012 Longitude: -79.06627
Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Battle Ground Hotel Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Battle Ground Hotel Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Falls History Museum
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Bayonets- c.1812-1814


These are a few examples of steel bayonets from the War of 1812-1814. The largest bayonet’s base (most likely British) measures 10cm long, 2.5cm in diameter and the blade is 41.5cm long and 2.5 cm wide at the base tapering to a sword point. It was found at the corner of Spring St. and Dorchester Rd. in Niagara Falls while excavating. The smaller ones are believed to be American. These items are on display at the Battleground Hotel Museum.