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  Encyclopedia: Stoney Creek, Ontario
Historic Stoney Creek was settled by Loyalists after the American Revolution and was nondescript until it was put on the map as it were by the Battle of Stoney Creek during the War of 1812.
Due to the temperate environment on the western end of the Niagara Peninsula, the Stoney Creek area in eastern Wentworth County was and still is known for fruit growing.
Stoney Creek is served by the Queen Elizabeth Way, various current or former Ontario provincial highways and a largely irregular network of residential streets.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Stoney-Creek,-Ontario   (1779 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Battle of Stoney Creek
Battle of Queenston Heights Conflict War of 1812 Date October 13, 1812 Place Near Queenston, Ontario Result British victory The Battle of Queenston Heights was a battle of the War of 1812 on October 13, 1812 between the Americans led by Stephen Van Rensselaer and the British led by Isaac...
The Battle of Fort George was a battle fought during the War of 1812, in which the Americans captured the British fort on western Lake Ontario.
The Battle of Lundys Lane was a battle of the War of 1812 on July 25, 1814, fought in present-day Niagara Falls, Ontario.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Stoney-Creek   (658 words)

  
 Stoney Creek
Stoney Creek, Ont, makes up the eastern part of the city of HAMILTON and is situated along LAKE ONTARIO in the NIAGARA PENINSULA.
It was incorporated as a city in 1984 but, despite local opposition, in 1999 the Ontario government approved the amalgamation of Stoney Creek, as well as all the other local municipalities in the regional municipality of Hamilton-Wentworth, with the neighbouring city of Hamilton.
Stoney Creek has a wonderful natural setting including the landscaped spine of the Niagara Escarpment, a World BIOSPHERE RESERVE, and the shores of Lake Ontario with marina access and numerous other recreational attractions.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0007732   (225 words)

  
 Battle of Stoney Creek - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Stoney Creek was a battle fought on June 6, 1813 during the War of 1812 near Stoney Creek, Ontario.
Withdrawing British forces encamped on Burlington Heights were informed of the American position at the Gage Farm by Billy Green, a farm hand.
In the battle, a British, Canadian and Mohawk force of 700 under John Vincent defeated an American force of 3500 under William Winder and John Chandler.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Stony_Creek   (192 words)

  
 Haunted Hamilton - Local Hauntings - Stoney Creek Battlefield House Museum
On the centennial of the Battle of Stoney Creek, June 6, 1913, the Battlefield Monument was unveiled by Queen Mary in London, by means of a transatlantic cable.
The monument was to commemorate the fallen soldiers of the Battle of Stoney Creek and 100 years of peace with the United States.
The City of Stoney Creek then took over the house in 1988 retain all aspects of the museum's history including period furnishings from the late 1700s to 1835 and the original stenciling work in the front hallway.
www.hauntedhamilton.com /local_battlefield.html   (1314 words)

  
 BATTLE CREEK
Battle Creek was featured in the T.C. Boyle novel The Road to Wellville and the movie of the same name.
Battle Creek is served by Kalamazoo, Michigan's Kalamazoo-Battle Creek International Airport.
Battle Creek is a town on Old U.S. Battle Creek is a city located in Madison County, Nebraska.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/BATTLE+CREEK   (1461 words)

  
 Stoney Creek, Battle of
The Battle of Stoney Creek occurred during the night of 5-6 June 1813.
After a confused and bloody battle with high losses on both sides, each army feared that it had suffered a setback.
Along with the battle at BEAVER DAMS 2 weeks later, the engagement at Stoney Creek returned the NIAGARA PENINSULA to British and Canadian control and ended the US attempt to conquer the western part of the province.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&ArticleId=A0007733   (124 words)

  
 Stoney Creek
STONEY CREEK is reflective of the province (urban/rural, ethnic/non-ethnic mix).
Stoney Creek is overwhelming Liberal federally, and many of those votes are transferring to this election.
Stoney Creek is not an isolated island of a riding.
electionprediction.org /2003_on/riding/stoney-creek.htm   (8157 words)

  
 Stoney Creek Coat of Arms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Much about this coat of arms commemorates the Battle of Stoney Creek, an important victory for the British/Canadians during the war of 1812.
The cannon obviously refers to this battle, as does the crest (which is a monument built to commemorate said battle).
Stoney Creek has now been amalgamated into the city of Hamilton.
www.mad-alchemy.com /heraldry/screek.htm   (166 words)

  
 Battle of Stoney Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
I was the first white child born at Stoney Creek, being born February 4, 1794, and at the time of the Battle of Stoney Creek I was 19 years old, my home being in Stoney Creek up to that time.
In the flat just across the creek near Lewis' Lane about five hundred American soldiers were encamped in advance of their artillery, which was situated on a hill directly in front of the road that our troops must pass.
John Brady kept hotel at Stoney Creek at the time of the war of 1819, and the Americans refreshed themselves and their horses at his expense and did not leave his premises until they had eaten and drunk all that they could find around his place.
www.canadahistory.com /sections/conflict/battle_of_stoney_creek.htm   (1441 words)

  
 1813 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
June 6 - War of 1812: Battle of Stoney Creek - A British force of 700 under defeat an American force three times its size under and John Chandler.
June 21 - Peninsular War: Battle of Vittoria - A British, Spanish, and Portuguese force of 78000 with 96 guns under Wellington defeats a French force of 58000 with 153 guns under Joseph Bonaparte to end the Peninsular War.
October 24-November 5 - Persia and Russia sign the Gulistan Treaty of 1813 at the end of the first (1804-1813) by which Persia (Iran) loses all its territories to the north of Aras River to the Russians.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/1813   (752 words)

  
 Battle Creek on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Kellogg Company, based in Battle Creek, Michigan is manufacturing its most popular cereal in the United States Hispanic market with bilingual packaging.
Ibrahim Parlak stands in his cell in Battle Creek, Michigan, on September 1, 2004, where he is being held on an immigration violation.
The annual reenactment of Sayler's Creek, the last major battle of the Civil War in Virginia.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/B/BattleC1r.asp   (519 words)

  
 Erland Lee Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The first Stoney Creek Canada Flag festival in 1969 was designed as a community event celebrating what was then the new maple-leaf Canadian Flag.
It presently is located at the entrance to the Stoney Creek Library in the former city hall.
The Stoney Creek Olde Town Park by the fountain at the corner of King and Jones Avenue will be the center of a number of musical performances by various bands both before and after the parade.
home.interlynx.net /~erlandlee/flagday.html   (396 words)

  
 Battlefield House Museum & The War of 1812 - Niagara to Stoney Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
At Stoney Creek, a surprise night attack was made possible through the daring assistance of Billy Green, a local 19-year-old civilian.
This view of the famous 1812 battle is based on a sketch by James Dennis (1796-1855), an officer of the 49th Regiment of Foot who took part in the battle, and shows the American forces crossing the Niagara River from Lewiston under fire from the hastily assembled Canadian militia and British regulars.
In 1889, seventy-six years after the Battle, Allen Smith was ploughing his father's farm when he uncovered human bones and bits of cloth with the insignia of both British and American regiments.
www.battlefieldhouse.ca /battle.html   (910 words)

  
 Stoney Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Stoney Creek was one of the most decisive battles of the War of 1812.
After Stoney Creek, the American Army abandoned its offensive against Burlington, and were content with defensive measures in the vicinity of fort George.
The Stoney Creek Monument was dedicated on the 100th anniversary of the battle on June 6, 1913.
www.imuc.org /oldsite/stoney/stoney.html   (689 words)

  
 Hamilton Paranormal - Battlefield Park - Stoney Creek, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Newcomers to the area see the Stoney Creek Castle sitting on a hill up from Battlefield house, and some may wonder why a castle sits on the hill at Battlefield Park.
"The Stoney Creek monument is by far the most impressive of the contemporary monuments erected to commemorate a battle of the War of 1812 and is arguably the most successful monument to address the broader loyalist theme as understood at the end of the century".
The monument was unveiled in 1913 on the centenial anniversary of the battle with a height of 100 feet to commemorate 100 years of peace between the US and Canada.
hamiltonparanormal.com /battlefield1.html   (839 words)

  
 Battle of Beaver Dams -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Battle before: (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Stony Creek) Battle of Stony Creek
The Battle of Beaver Dams was a small battle in 1813 during the (A war (1812-1814) between the United States and England which was trying to interfere with American trade with France) War of 1812.
In (A nation in northern North America; the French were the first Europeans to settle in mainland Canada) Canada, the battle is remembered largely for the heroics of Laura Secord.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Ba/Battle_of_Beaver_Dams.htm   (338 words)

  
 Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada
Restoration of the 100ft (30m) Stoney Creek Battlefield monument by the installation of cementitious grout anchors
The Stoney Creek Battlefield Monument is the centrepiece of Battlefield Park and was erected in 1913 exactly 100 years after the battle for which it is named.
The citizens of Stoney Creek now enjoy their splendid monument in its full glory.
www.cintec.com /en/casehist/chimney/chim02.htm   (229 words)

  
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If the Hamilton area's set to deep-six the Tories, Phillips is very well placed strategically--much of suburban Stoney Creek has the undercurrent of Hamilton's "Woodbridge", where the city's suburbanizing Italo-Catholics can put forward some pretty heavy Liberal polls.
Couple this with an increasing personal wealth in the Stoney Creek area and a departure from traditional ethnic voting paterns (The Polish community is upset with the Liberals for a percieved snub of their president by Jean Chretien) and I think that Stoney Creek is a safe seat for the Tories in 1999.
Stoney Creek attracted the liberal leader on the last day due to internal polls showing a Clark victory.
www.arts.uwaterloo.ca /~m6chan/1999_ontario/southcentral/stoney-creek.html   (781 words)

  
 IMUC.ORG - Incorporated Militia of Upper Canada - Military Re-Enactment Society of Canada
On the weekend of June 4 to 6, the Incorporated Militia and Camfollowers participated in the Battle of Stoney Creek held at Battlefield House in Stoney Creek.
The weekend consisted of two battle re-enactments on Saturday, one on Sunday, participation in community heritage parade and a memorial service for the crew of the Hamilton and the Scourge, 1812 American ships that sank near present day Stoney Creek.
To learn more about the original Battle of Stoney Creek, more information is available by clicking here.
www.imuc.org /photos/stoneycreekjune2004.htm   (292 words)

  
 The Battle of Stoney Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The 13th and 14th US Infantry were pursuing the retreating British and encamped at Stoney Creek.
The next day the Americans broke camp and retreated to Forty Mile Creek where the presence of Admiral Yeo's fleet forced them to move to Fort George.
On the 9th the Americans left the captured Fort Erie, Queenston and Chippawa.
members.allstream.net /~htfergus/StoneyCreek.html   (369 words)

  
 Battle of York -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
Battle after: (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Fort George) Battle of Fort George
Although Kingston was more important from a military perspective, Commodore (Click link for more info and facts about Isaac Chauncey) Isaac Chauncey and General (Click link for more info and facts about Henry Dearborn) Henry Dearborn planned instead to sail to York.
Although the captured supplies allowed for the success at the (Click link for more info and facts about Battle of Lake Erie) Battle of Lake Erie later in 1813, the attack also helped provoke the burning of (Click link for more info and facts about Washington, D.C.) Washington, D.C. in 1814.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/B/Ba/Battle_of_York.htm   (564 words)

  
 BATTLEFIELD HOUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
The small family arrived in the area of Stoney Creek and accepted a land grant of two hundred acres in Saltfleet Township in exchange for their sworn allegiance to the British Monarchy.
On the centennial of the Battle of Stoney Creek, June 6, 1913, a monument was unveiled by Queen Mary through the use of a transatlantic cable on the property of Battlefield Park.
The Battlefield Monument was commissioned by the Women's Wentworth Historical Society to commemorate the soldiers who fought protecting Canadian from American invasion and the peaceful relationship enjoyed between the United States and Canada.
collections.ic.gc.ca /hamilton/battle.htm   (647 words)

  
 Other War of 1812 Events
Battles will be fought all over the town of Wasaga Beach with parading, cannons, muskets, fife and drums, longboats and skiffs.
The Battle for Michigan Territory is a fictional War of 1812 Military Battle hosted by the Spirits of the North and the Mackinac Regiment of Rifles.
The battles at Brownstown and Monguagon were fought starting on 9 August 1812 and were a part of the fumbling efforts of the American General Hull to keep his 250-mile-long supply line open a short distance to the south of Detroit.
www.iaw.on.ca /%7Ejsek/1812evnt.htm   (5246 words)

  
 Stoney Creek High's gift program is a success - 01/06/05
Stoney Creek High School students helped the Rochester Area Neighborhood House by gathering hundreds of gifts and donations for its "Christmas Shopping Days" program.
Stoney Creek High School recently participated in a charity drive to support the Rochester Area Neighborhood House "Christmas Shopping Days" program.
Stoney Creek High School raised more than 800 gifts and more than $2,000 in donations from Nov. 29-Dec. 8.
www.detnews.com /2005/oakland/0501/09/B04-51844.htm   (361 words)

  
 Calendar of Historical Re-Enactments | History Comes Alive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
1st to 3rd - The Battle of Stoney Creek, at Battlefield Park, Stoney Creek, Ontario.
The advance of American troops, who reached Stoney Creek on June 5, 1813, was stopped in a daring night attack by 700 regulars of the 8th and 49th Regiments of Foot.
A 19th-century fair, with crafts, music, food, merchants, theatre, and the re-enactment of the Battle of the Thames (in which Chief Tecumseh was killed).
www.historycomesalive.ca /whaznew/updating.htm   (245 words)

  
 CANOE Travel - Canada - House key to War of 1812 victory
It proved to be a decisive battle of the War of 1812 and saved Upper Canada from being overrun by the Americans.
While the Gage family was confined to the cellar of their home, a Stoney Creek teen named Billy Green took a careful look at the U.S. force then rode his horse to warn the Brits at Burlington Heights.
Built on the highest point of the Stoney Creek Battlefield, the memorial tower overlooks the surrounding countryside.
www.canoe.ca /Travel/Canada/Ontario/2004/03/10/377143.html   (587 words)

  
 Canadian Parks Movement: Hamilton Experience - Harvey Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-18)
In June 1813, Lieutenant-Colonel John Harvey marched soldiers from this stronghold to fight the Battle of Stoney Creek.
The Battle of Stoney Creek, that was fought in the Burlington Heights area, turned the tide on the War of 1812 to the benefit of Canada and Britain.
A granite boulder from Stoney Creek Battlefield was unveiled June 21, 1926, to mark an area nearby where Hamilton's soldiers, immigrants and citizens from the War of 1812, and victims of the ship fever and cholera epidemics, were buried in a mass grave.
collections.ic.gc.ca /hamilton/harvey.html   (776 words)

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