Plan of part of the Niagara Frontier, shewing the communications from thence to the 15 mile Creek, July 1814.
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AbstractHistorical map showing the Niagara Frontier from Fifteen Mile Creek to Chippawa Creek at the Niagara River. The map covers the northeast area of the Niagara Frontier between Niagara-on-the-Lake through to 15 Mile Creek with Lake Ontario to the north. The map shows roads and some houses which are labelled with the settler’s names. Also shown are military forts and locations of battles indicated with drawings of crossed swords and the date of the battle. Creeks are labelled and the escarpment is indicated with shading.
An inset map titled: “Sketch of the action fought on the night of 25 July 1814 near the Falls of Niagara between a British force under Lieut Genl Drummond & an American force under Major Genl Brown” shows the Battle of Lundy’s Lane with the position of troops at different times. Below the title text is an “Explanation” or legend indicating what each lettered marking is identifying in relation to the battle and includes detailed notes.
Stamp on verso of Map Library's copy: Public Archives of Canada, Map Division. "VI/407 Niagara 1814" written in pencil in margin of top right corner.
Authorship indicated: Phillip Hughes, G. A. Eliott
Scale: 6 inches to 1 mile ; [ca. 1:69,300]
Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-21586. Black and white paper reproduction is available in Brock University MDGL. Call Number: G 3462 N53 1814 H84
Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.
Described in: Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 / Joan Winearls. 1991. Reference no.: 701.