No. 16 Queenston. Plan of the Military Reserve, total content called 175 Acres.
R. I. Pilkington
J. G. Kelly
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Historic map showing a military reserve at Queenston adjacent to the Niagara River. North is oriented to the bottom right. A numerical index identifies select buildings. There is also a notation which provides an explanation regarding liner and colour markings. This map contains various notable locations including: Hamilton’s Wharf, wharf built by Mr. Macklem, a church in ruins, and Brock’s Monument. It also identifies the location where “Sir I. Brock fell 13th Oct. 1812”. Also shown is the; “Encroachment by the Erie and Ontario Railway Company”. A section of land adjacent to that owned by the railway company contains the following notation: “License of occupation to James Secord but actually occupied by the Hamilton Estate.” Relief is shown by hachures.Authorship indicated: Drawn in Lithog’y by J. G. Kelly and Printed at the Lithographic Establishment Quar. Mastr. Genls. Department. Hors Guards. Feby. 1851.” The map is also signed by Henry Vavasour and R. I. Pilkington.Scale: [ca. 1:9,000]Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-4351. Original map size 26 x 38 cm. Black and white copy available in the Map, Data and GIS Library at Call Number: G 3464 Q84 1851 Q84.Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.Map identifies location where "...Sir I. Brock fell 13th Oct. 1812" and Brock's Monument.Described in: Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 / Joan Winearls. 1991. Reference no.: 175 (no.16)