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POW Camp - WW II

 
 
POW Camp WW II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 29, 2003
1. POW Camp WW II Marker
Inscription. In 1944-1945, Fort Niagara Prisoner of War Camp housed interned German and Austrian soldiers, sailors, and airmen captured in North Africa and Europe.
 
Erected by Officers Club Museum Coalition.
 
Location. 43° 15.396′ N, 79° 3.004′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Scott Avenue 0.1 miles north of Main Street (New York State Route 18F), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is located in Fort Niagara State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Youngstown NY 14174, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Niagara's P.O.W. Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Niagara's Rifle Range (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Salt Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capture of Fort George (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of La Belle Famille (approx. 0.3 miles away); Betsy Doyle (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Site of El Dorado Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Niagara Prisoner of War Camp. The Officers Club at Fort Niagara State Park.
POW Camp WW II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 29, 2003
2. POW Camp WW II Marker
(Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Fort Niagra WWII POW Camp. Axis Prisoners of War Coalition of Niagara County Historical Societies. (Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south towards the entrance of the Fort Niagara State Park.
Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker
View of the featured historical marker in the distant background with a related interpretive marker, entitled "Fort Niagara's P.O.W. Camp," in the left foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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