Monday, June 6, 2016

Williamson Property Near Stoney Creek

Journal and Transactions of the Wentworth Historical Society...:

[The American army was encamped near Stony Creek] leading from Hamilton to Niagara...on the north side of the road owned by Wm. Gage where now stands the Williamson homestead... occupying the same with about 500 men in and about the lane to the east of the Williamson house leading north and east at present to the Lewis house...also over the knoll in question [Smith's Knoll] upon which was placed their artillery when the attack was made about 2 a.m. of 6th June, 1813.



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