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Father Pierre Millet

 
 
Father Pierre Millet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
1. Father Pierre Millet Marker
Inscription.
To
Father Pierre Millet,
French Jesuit Priest

Missionary to the Iroquois and Chaplain at Fort Niagara
Who, Here, on Good Friday 1688
Erected a Cross
Invoking God's mercy for the plague-stricken garrison.

 
Erected by Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree, Sixth New York District, Calvert Province.
 
Location. 43° 15.815′ N, 79° 3.781′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from Scott Avenue north of Jackson Street (New York State Route 18F) when traveling north. Click for map. This historical marker is located a short drive north of the downtown Youngstown area, in the Fort Niagara State Park. According to Google Map it is located at the end of the Scott Avenue loop, and is one of the markers seen when visiting Old Fort Niagara (next to the large cross overlooking the Lake Ontario shoreline). 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. In Commemoration of the Rush - Bagot Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Castle" of Fort Niagara (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Salle
Father Pierre Millet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
2. Father Pierre Millet Marker
A close-up view of the historical marker situated at the base of the large cross, with a view of Lake Ontario in the background.
(about 500 feet away); Magasin Poudre (about 600 feet away); The Niagara Portage: Gateway to the West (about 700 feet away); The Siege of Fort Niagara (about 800 feet away); Dueling Cannons (about 800 feet away); Old Fort Niagara (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pierre Millet. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Pierre Millet. This is a link to information provided by the Catholic Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
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Father Pierre Millet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. Father Pierre Millet Marker
A more distant view of the historical marker situated at the base of the large cross, near the Lake Ontario shoreline.
Father Pierre Millet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. Father Pierre Millet Marker
View of Father Millet's cross, and the nearby fortification, along the Lake Ontario shoreline.
Father Pierre Millet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
5. Father Pierre Millet Marker
View of Father Millet's cross, from across the parade ground, by the northeastern edge of the fort, near the Lake Ontario shoreline.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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