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Mackenzie's Crossing 1837

After the defeat of his Patriot forces at Montgomery's Tavern, William Lyon Mackenzie fled to the United States, crossing the Niagara River near Fort Erie with the assistance of Samuel McAfee and his family.

Location

Niagara River Parkway and Thompson Road, near the site of his crossing, about 6 km north of Fort Erie

Region: Niagara Falls and Region

County/District: Regional Municipality of Niagara

Municipality: Town of Grimsby

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