Queenston


Queenston
   Village on Canadian side of Niagara River.
   Index: Bk In 1803 an important village, 58.
   Bib.: Lovell, Gazetteer of Canada.

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  • Queenston — (spr. Kwihnst n), 1) Hauptstadt des Districts Niagara in Unter Canada (Britisches Nordamerika) am Niagara River unweit unterhalb des Niagarafalls, an einer Portage (Schleuße) zur Umgehung des Niagarafalls u. an der Niagara Eisenbahn; Handel; 4000 …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Queenston Road (Hamilton, Ontario) — Queenston Road is a two way Lower City arterial road in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Also known as Highway 8. It starts off at the Queenston Traffic Circle and travels eastward over the Red Hill Valley Parkway and into Stoney Creek past the… …   Wikipedia

  • Queenston Heights — The Queenston Heights is a geographical feature of the Niagara Escarpment immediately above the village of Queenston, Ontario, Canada. Its geography is a promontory formed where the escarpment is divided by the Niagara River. The promontory forms …   Wikipedia

  • Queenston, Ontario — The Village of Queenston is located 5 km north of Niagara Falls, Ontario in the Town of Niagara on the Lake. The village is a control city on Highway 405 and its location on the Escarpment led to the establishment of the now defunct Queenston… …   Wikipedia

  • Queenston Stakes — Horseraces infobox class = Restricted horse race = Queenston Stakes caption = location = Woodbine Racetrack Toronto, Ontario Canada inaugurated = 1956 race type = Thoroughbred Flat racing website = [http://www.woodbineentertainment.com/qct/default… …   Wikipedia

  • Queenston Heights, Battle of — ▪ War of 1812 Queenston also spelled  Queenstown   (Oct. 13, 1812), serious U.S. reverse in the War of 1812, sustained during an abortive attempt to invade Canada. On Oct. 13, 1812, Major General Stephen Van Rensselaer, commanding a force of… …   Universalium

  • Queenston Delta — The Queenston Delta is a 300 mile wide clastic wedge of sediment deposited over what is now eastern North America during the late Ordovician period due to the erosion of mountains created during the Taconic orogeny. The wedge is thickest in a… …   Wikipedia

  • Queenston Heights, Battle of —    In War of 1812. Brock commanded the British forces, consisting of regulars and militia, between 1500 and 2000 men, scattered along the Niagara River from Fort Erie to Fort George. The opposing American forces numbered about 6000 men, similarly …   The makers of Canada

  • Battle of Queenston Heights — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Queenston Heights partof=the War of 1812 caption= Push on, brave York Volunteers! A mortally wounded Brock urges the Canadian militia forward. Apocryphal reconstruction, oil on canvas. date=October 13 …   Wikipedia

  • Bataille De Queenston Heights — Avancez, braves volontaires de York ! Le général Brock, mortellement blessé, galvanise la milice canadienne selon la légende. Peinture de John David Kelly (1862 1958) Informat …   Wikipédia en Français