Hamilton & Scourge Naval Memorial Garden, Confederation Park

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Hamilton & Scourge Naval Memorial Garden

History: Hamilton & Scourge Naval Memorial Garden commemorates the sinking of two United States Navy War of 1812 schooners in Lake Ontario in the early morning hours of August 8, 1813. The garden was established in 1983 by the City of Hamilton. View a News Release from the City of Hamilton here.
The actual ships, which are still at the bottom of Lake Ontario, are a National Historic Site. Here is a link to an interactive website from the Hamilton Military Museum. Here is a link to a site published by the City of Hamilton.
Location: 680 Van Wagners Beach Rd Hamilton, ON L8E 3L8
GPS: 43.248685, -79.753205



Historical Plaque US Naval Star Historical Plaque
National Historical Plaque US Naval Star Historical Plaque
 
Memorial Stones Memorial Stones Memorial Stones
Memorial stones for individual sailors Memorial stones for individual sailors Memorial stones for individual sailors


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