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Action at Butler's Farm

Action at Butler's Farm

Photos by contributor Wayne Adam - Posted November, 2009

Action at Butler's Farm

Plaque Location

The Region of Niagara
The Town of Niagara-on-the-Lake
At the burying ground
at the very southern end of Butler Street


Coordinates: N 43 15.074 W 79 05.404

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Plaque Text

On July 8th, 1813, an outpost of the invading force, encamped near Fort George, was defeated by a band of Six Nations and Western Indians led by Chiefs John Norton and Blackbird and interpreters Michel Brisebois, Louis Langlade and Barnet Lyons. Lieutenant Samuel Eldridge and 22 soldiers of the 13th United States Infantry were killed and 12 taken prisoners.



Another plaque at this location
Lieutenant-Colonel John Butler 1725-1796

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Butler's Rangers

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War of 1812

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Niagara-on-the-Lake Plaques




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