‘Tragedy at Snake Hill – A Public Presentation on History of War of 1812 Battlefield in Fort Erie

This Thursday, November 7th at 7 p.m. at the Niagara Falls Public Library on 4848 Victoria Avenue in Niagara Falls, Ontario

A Brief Note from Doug Draper

Posted November 7th, 2019 on Niagara At Large

Marcie Jacklin, a Fort Erie, Ontario resident and great conservationist and expert on birds, and one of the people fighting to save Waverly Woods from developers in her community, was good enough to circulate the following note about what sounds like a very interesting presentation we can all attend.

Some of you may remember Snake Hill in Fort Erie as the place where a construction crew happened to come across the remains of several American soldiers from the War of 1812, who were then repatriated in a moving caravan of hearses crossing the Peace Bridge to the U.S. side.

Here is Marcie’s note –

Are you a history buff?

You might like to attend June Chipp’s presentation entitled “Tragedy at Snake Hill: An Unknown Fort Erie Battlefield?” Her talk is on Thursday November 7th at 7 pm at the Niagara Falls Public Library. 

Finally, here is a short video on some of the history of the Snake Hill site that you may also find interesting. Click on the screen below to watch –

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