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  Queenston, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Village of Queenston (43°10′ N 79°03′ W) is located 5km north of Niagara Falls, Ontario in the Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Queenston was first settled in the 1770's by United Empire Loyalist refugees and emigrees from the United States.
British, Mohawk and Canadian colonial troops defeated an American invasion force here in the Battle of Queenston Heights during the War of 1812.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queenston   (141 words)

  
 Galium
Bluffs of the Niagara River gorge overlooking the river and Queenston at its N terminus beside Robt Moses Pkwy.
Numerous pre-1925 stations for the Niagara river area of Ontario are show by Dugal (in Argus, et al., 1987), where it grows in "Dry, sandy woods and thickets." Listed as rare in the Niagara Frontier Region by Zander and Pierce (1979).
Ontario: Ontario: Queen Victoria Park, Cameron, 1890 (NFO); Niagara Glen, Hamilton, July 15, 1939 (NFO); Dufferin Islands, Small patch in open, weedy thickets on island, outer, margin, with Alliaria officinalis, Ranunculus abortivus, Veronica.
www.mobot.org /plantscience/ResBot/Flor/WNY-Niag/galium.htm   (665 words)

  
 Battle of Queenston Heights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Brock believed the Americans would attack his headquarters at Fort George, but, after the battle was joined, he learned instead that they were planning to invade across the Niagara River from Lewiston, New York.
The Americans under van Rensselaer launched the attack on the Queenston Heights at 3:00 in the morning, by crossing the Niagara River in a group of boats that proved too few to serve the needs of the large American invading force, and too small to carry artillery across the river.
Brock, taking shelter in the far end of the town of Queenston, resolved to recapture the area immediately rather than wait for reinforcements, a decision that would prove fatal for the General.
www.bexley.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Battle_of_Queenston_Heights   (1271 words)

  
 Battle of Queenston Heights - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Battle of Queenston Heights by James B. Dennis depicts the ultimately unsuccessful American landing on October 13, 1812.
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 Brock and Roger Sheaffe.
Brock, followed by about 1000 British troops, marched to Queenston to meet the invading force and support the thin British presence in the area.
www.northmiami.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Battle_of_Queenston_Heights   (1271 words)

  
 Quercus
Ontario: "The limits of this tree are very uncertain, owing to the confusion that exists in the minds of collectors, regarding it and Q.
Ontario: on "the river bank between the Whirlpool and Foster's Flats are groves of Chestnut Oak, Quercus prinus," Macoun (1893).
Ontario: "Niagara Glen, Aug. 10, 1949, A. Straby (OAC)" Fox and Soper (1954).
www.mobot.org /plantscience/ResBot/Flor/WNY-Niag/quercus.htm   (2955 words)

  
 Queenston Heights Park - Niagara Parks, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
The birthplace of Canada, the home of Brock's Monument*, as well as the Laura Secord Monument; picnickers have used this park for generations.
Queenston Heights Park is also a terminus point of the Bruce Trail, which winds it way northward over several hundred kilometres to Tobermory.
Queenston Heights Park is located only minutes past the Butterfly Conservatory.
www.niagaraparks.com /nature/queenston.php   (231 words)

  
 Government of Ontario, Canada - News
Ontario Ministry of Transportation is online at www.mto.gov.on.ca Backgrounder ------------------------------------------------------------------------- BORDER INFRASTRUCTURE FUND -------------------------- In Budget 2001, the Government of Canada announced its intention to provide $600 million to support improved efficiency at Canada's borders.
Ontario is widening and extending Highway 406 in Niagara Region.
Ontario is also planning to improve the pavement condition and operations of other highways, that is Highway 58, Highway 58A, Highway 140 and Highway 20.
ogov.newswire.ca /ontario/GONE/2005/03/18/c6474.html?...   (1351 words)

  
 Descendants
Charles was born in the town of Bath, New York 1-7-1797, and came to Canada with parents 1803, settling at Queenston.
Hamilton Biggar, superannuated Minister of the Canadian Methodist Church, Brantford, was born in Queenston, Canada, Jan. 6th, 1806, and is a son of Robert Biggar, a native of Scotland, who came to this country between 1804 and 1806.
HERBERT BIGGAR, one of the oldest and most honored settlers of Brantford Township and Brant County, was born in Queenston, Ont., Jan. 6, 1809, and is a son of Robert Biggar, whose sketch appears elsewhere in this work.
www.angelfire.com /sc3/biggar/ontario.html   (2365 words)

  
 Groupe CNW   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Under the terms of the agreement, Queenston has the right to earn a 100% interest in the property by making cash payments totaling $150,000 and incurring exploration expenditures amounting to $1.3 million over a period of four years.
A property visit made by a Queenston geologist in May confirmed the presence of significant gold mineralization along the DLSZ where 17 surface grab samples returned anomalous gold values including 19.1 g/t, 10.3 g/t, and 6.4 g/t.
As indicated in a May 18, 2004 news release, Queenston's focus in Kirkland Lake this year is on the Kirkland Lake West ("KLW") project lying adjacent to the Macassa Mine, and a return to deep exploration drilling along major gold structures in the camp.
www.newswire.ca /fr/releases/archive/July2004/15/c3303.html   (1018 words)

  
 Niagara Falls Directions, Customs Regulations and Parking
Highway #401 from Western Ontario, Eastern Ontario and Northern Ontario to Highway # 403 (southbound) or Highway #427 (southbound) to the Queen Elizabeth Highway (Niagara bound).
Exceptions are if you are 18 years old and over, you may bring a hunting rifle or shotgun into Ontario as a visitor for hunting or competition purposes plus 200 rounds of ammunition for hunting or 1,500 rounds for use at a recognized meet, and tax free up to a total of 5,000 rounds.
Visitors arriving in Ontario who are 19 years old and over may import duty and tax free 200 cigarettes, 50 cigars, 400 grams (14 ounces) of manufactured tobacco and 400 tobacco sticks.
www.iaw.com /~falls/directions.html   (2046 words)

  
 The War of 1812- Niagara Frontier and York - 1812
A large force crossed the Niagara River and was able to outflank the British forces on the Heights and force their retreat from the artillery batteries.
The village of Queenston developed in the 20 years before the war along the river's edge and up the bank to the base of the Heights.
The Battle of Queenston Heights was fought in this vicinity.
www.archives.gov.on.ca /english/exhibits/1812/niagara_1812.htm   (568 words)

  
 Queenston Mining Inc.
Queenston is a Canadian resource company focused on the exploration of gold in Canada.
Queenston’s shares trade on the Toronto, Stuttgart and Berlin stock exchanges under the symbol “QMI” and Newmont Mining Corporation maintains a significant holding in the Company.
Queenston’s project portfolio contains advanced to grass-roots gold properties in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba and the Ag-Pb-Zn-Au Sierra Almoloya exploration property in Mexico.
www.queenston.ca   (174 words)

  
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Queenston Ontario - US Col. Charles Boerstler, moving to make a surprise attack on Lt. James Fitzgibbon's British outpost at Beaver Dams, halts at Queenston for the night; billets soldiers at the farm of Loyalist James Secord and his wife Laura Secord 1775-1868.
The Secords overhear the American plans, so Laura steals away to warn the British; makes her way west through swamps, then climbs the heights at Twelve-Mile Creek to St. Davids; after passing three American sentries, she is captured by Iroquois, who lead her to Fitzgibbon [in the picture] after a 30 km trek.
Shaughnessy was a member of the Canadian Olympic Hockey team in 1936; he managed the Canadian national ski team for ten years 1945-55, was Chef de Mission for the Canadian Winter Olympic teams from 1956-1972, and was VP of the Canadian Olympic Association for several years.
www1.sympatico.ca /news/otd/otd.98.06.21.html   (1200 words)

  
 Niagara River biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It serves as the border between the Province of Ontario in Canada and New York State in the United States.
The Lewiston-Queenston Bridge connects I-190 at Lewiston, New York, and highway 405 at Queenston, Ontario.
The Battle of Queenston Heights took place near the river in the War of 1812.
niagara-river.biography.ms   (597 words)

  
 Queenston, Ontario -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Village of Queenston () is located 5km north of (Click link for more info and facts about Niagara Falls, Ontario) Niagara Falls, Ontario in the Town of (Click link for more info and facts about Niagara-on-the-Lake) Niagara-on-the-Lake.
British Major-General (Click link for more info and facts about Sir Isaac Brock) Sir Isaac Brock was killed in the battle; the victory and his death are commemorated by a large stone monument, on the south edge of the village.
The village was the home of (Click link for more info and facts about Laura Secord) Laura Secord, a Canadian heroine of the 1812 war.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/q/qu/queenston,_ontario.htm   (122 words)

  
 A SUMMERTIME BATTLEFIELD TOUR - IN CANADA
Because the cluster of twenty houses called Queenston was important as the downstream end of the crucial portage road around the Falls, the British built a redan on and garrisoned an imposing nearby hill called Queenston Heights.
The Yankees on Queenston Heights were pushed against the edge of the gorge where the bulk of them surrendered.
Today, the Queenston Heights battlefield is a popular attraction in the Parks Canada system (the Canadian version of the National Park Service) and features acres of beautifully manicured parkland dotted here and there with athletic fields, picnic tables, and shelters.
www.columbiarifles.org /AAR/20041812.htm   (4115 words)

  
 Martini abstract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Upper Ordovician Queenston Formation constitutes the westernmost part of the Taconic clastic wedge of eastern North America.
In Ontario, the Queenston Formation consists of a clastic-carbonate mixed succession composed primarily of red silty shale, locally gypsiferous, alternating, in the middle and lower parts of the formation, with thin gray shales and beds of calcareous siltstone and sandstone and bioclastic-rich units.
In southernmost Ontario, the upper part of the formation is composed by a featureless red shale interval.
spartan.ac.brocku.ca /~rcheel/gerry/martini.html   (251 words)

  
 Dan Learn Truck Pictures
The truck has four axles, two rail wheel sets, a boom, and flat deck, and is used in the Southern Ontario area.
September 13, 2001 - Two days after the Sept. 11 disaster, trucks headed for the U.S. are backed up on the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge between Queenston, Ontario, and Lewiston, New York, due to the closed U.S. border.
The damage to the exhaust stack and upper roof are light, in comparison to the extensive damage suffered by the trailer that was hooked to it.
www.hankstruckpictures.com /dan_learn.htm   (907 words)

  
 Bridgemeister - 1851 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bridgemeister - 1851 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River)
Eclipsed by new longest suspension bridge 1867 John A. Roebling (Cincinnati, Cincinnati and Covington) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA and Covington, Kentucky, USA (Ohio River).
Replaced by 1899 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River).
www.bridgemeister.com /bridge.php?bid=35   (145 words)

  
 Niagara Escarpment Travel Links - Niagara Peninsula
It crosses into Canada, at Queenston, Ontario in the Niagara Peninsula where it is breached by the Niagara River.
In this long-settled part of the province, where intensive agriculture and burgeoning urban development leave little room for nature, the Escarpment’s protected forests, talus slopes and cliff faces are particularly important, both as a nearby retreat for residents and as wildlife habitat.
Lake Ontario and the Escarpment work together to create an air flow “heat pump” that optimizes growing conditions throughout the spring, summer and fall.
www.escarpment.org /Travel/travel_niagara.htm   (355 words)

  
 Queenston Mining Inc. - Fact Sheet - Hoover's
Queenston Mining is searching for Pandora's box, and hoping there is gold to be found within.
Queenston is focusing its efforts on two projects in the Abitibi greenstone belt: the Pandora project (Quebec) and the Kirkland Lake project (Ontario).
Queenston has holdings in Western Silver and Thundermin Resources.
hoovers.com /queenston-mining/--ID__117474--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml   (275 words)

  
 Novel Study Guides for the Classroom Teacher
He is anxious to get to Queenston because he will be able to cross the Niagara River to the safety of the United States.
The suspense is added to by Jed Hawkes' anger and the concern on various members of the Wallbridge family that they will in their words or actions accidentally reveal Dan's whereabouts.
He is standing on the deck of a ferry waiting to cross the short distance from Lewiston to Queenston in Upper Canada where he hopes to be reunited with Deborah.
www.nt.net /~torino/answer_key_loyalty.html   (3140 words)

  
 Atikokan ONLINE Adventure Camping Family Ontario Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
These affordable family vacation accommodations are at the very hub of the Niagara Peninsula, situated in a...
Canada's Premier Ontario resort, Lake of the Woods- Fishing, hunting vacation resort on the lake of the woods.
Camping in Ontario at Glen Allan Park on Crowe Lake, Ontario.
www.atikokanonline.com /camping/30/camping-family-ontario.html   (396 words)

  
 wnbc.com - Traffic - Investigators Focus On Coffee Cup In Church Van Crash   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
QUEENSTON, Ontario -- Alcohol, speed, a blown tire and heart attack have been ruled out as possible causes of a fiery van crash that killed three Bronx church parishioners near Niagara Falls over the weekend, officials said.
Instead, investigators were studying a steel coffee cup for signs that it may have become lodged under the van's brake pedal.
Support for the coffee cup theory came in part from survivors who indicated "something was sticking or he was having a problem" when the crash occurred, Marino said.
www.wnbc.com /traffic/3364444/detail.html   (503 words)

  
 Niagara Harry Fenn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At this time the lake plain from Queenston to Niagara on the Lake was covered with the waters of Lake Iroquois (Lake Ontario) The height of the lake was within 11 meters (35 feet) of the average level of the Niagara Escarpment at Queenston Ontario
At this time, the lake plain from Queenston to Niagara on the Lake was covered with the waters of Lake Iroquois (Lake Ontario).
The height of the lake was within 11 meters (35 feet) of the average level of the Niagara Escarpment at Queenston, Ontario.
www.thelostleaf.com /detail.asp?artID=537   (982 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Niagara Falls (waterfall)
Niagara Falls consists of two cataracts: the Horseshoe, or Canadian, Falls (57 m/187 ft high), on the Canadian side of the river, and the American Falls (55 m/182 ft high), on the United States side.
In 1950 the United States and Canada signed a treaty fixing the amount of water that could be diverted from the river for power generation, and soon thereafter two major hydroelectric projects were constructed.
Much of the hydroelectricity is consumed by industries in the nearby cities of Niagara Falls, New York, and Niagara Falls, Ontario.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761578254/Niagara_Falls_(waterfall).html   (677 words)

  
 Bridgemeister - 1899 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bridgemeister - 1899 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River)
This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
Replaced 1851 Lewiston-Queenston - Lewiston, New York, USA and Queenston, Ontario, Canada (Niagara River).
www.bridgemeister.com /bridge.php?bid=108   (88 words)

  
 Yahoo! GeoCities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Account of the Celebration at Queenston Heights, Ontario, on October 12th, 1912
My intention in reproducing this book is simply to provide all those interested in the War of 1812, the history of Ontario, and the history of Canada, access to a unique and rare publication documenting the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Brock's death at the Battle of Queenston Heights.
The book totals only 96 pages in text, but included are several illustrations, and a number photographs of the celebration.
www.geocities.com /brockcent/mainpage.html   (92 words)

  
 Queenston home for sale by owner. Queenston, Ontario FSBO house for sale.
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www.homesellcanada.com /ON/Queenston.cfm   (259 words)

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