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18 April 2021


Brock's Monument can be found at Queenston Heights, Ontario (near Niagara Falls) underneath which lie his remains. He was killed by a gunshot wound to his chest in battle during the War of 1812. This stamp was issued in 1969 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Sir Isaac Brock's birth in Guernsey. The imposing monument stands at 185'

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Mail Adventures said...

It must be really impressive.

I've chosen a French monument.

Joy said...

Guernsey issued a colorful set of stamps the same year, I don't think they featured the monument.
My entry is Scandinavian Kings

violet s said...

You can see it for quite a distance. Also, you can get an excellent view from there.

Bob Scotney said...

I have nothing as impressive as this. And finished up in the Mediterranean -

Ana said...

Had to convert the feet into metres to get an idea... impressive indeed! Never heard of that guy, but that is what I love about stamps, you get to learn so many new things :)

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