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Near Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The First Exchange of Hostilities

 
 
The First Exchange of Hostilities Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
1. The First Exchange of Hostilities Marker
Inscription. The first exchange of hostilities in the War of 1812 occurred at the mouth of Canadaway Creek.
 
Erected 1976 by Town of Dunkirk.
 
Location. 42° 28.553′ N, 79° 21.89′ W. Marker is near Dunkirk, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York State Route 5) and Temple Road, on the left when traveling west on West Lake Road. Click for map. Located on a rock near the site. Marker is in this post office area: Dunkirk NY 14048, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James (approx. 1.3 miles away); Large Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Lighthouse Service (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dunkirk Lighthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 1.5 miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 1.5 miles away); To All That Served Honorably (approx. 1.5 miles away); Eastern Basin Shipwrecks (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dunkirk.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
The First Exchange of Hostilities Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 21, 2013
2. The First Exchange of Hostilities Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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