Fuse/Cloth Fragment From Brock Monument c.1814-1840s


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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.
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Object
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This is a fragment of the fuse/cloth that was said to have been used by Benjamin Lett to ignite the gun powder that blew up the first Brock Monument at Queenston on April 17, 1840. The fragment of red silk cloth is said to be a piece of the flag carried at Lundy`s Lane in 1814.
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Local identifier:
988.D.010.473
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Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
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Fuse/Cloth Fragment From Brock Monument c.1814-1840s


This is a fragment of the fuse/cloth that was said to have been used by Benjamin Lett to ignite the gun powder that blew up the first Brock Monument at Queenston on April 17, 1840. The fragment of red silk cloth is said to be a piece of the flag carried at Lundy`s Lane in 1814.