On suburban streets, fresh graves from the War of 1812





Today, there is a dentist office, a day spa and, nearby, a gas station.

Cars whiz by on busy King Street in the former town of Stoney Creek, now a suburb of Hamilton, Ont.

But almost 200 years ago, this was the site of one of the most significant victories in the War of 1812, which pitted American invaders against British soldiers.

About 3,500 American troops marched over the border into what was then Upper Canada on June 5, 1813. They took over a homestead and set up headquarters in Gage House, taking the family prisoners....


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