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Magasin Poudre

(Powder Magazine)

 
 
Magasin  Poudre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
1. Magasin Poudre Marker
Inscription.
Built By
Capitaine
Franois Pouchot

1757

Rehabilitated Through The
Generosity of
Wallace I. Keep
1932

Dedicated as
L' Institut d' Honneur
(Institute of Honor)

 
Erected 1934.
 
Location. 43° 15.718′ N, 79° 3.777′ 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 (affixed to the southeast corner of the Powder Magazine of Old Fort Niagara). 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. La Salle (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The "Castle" of Fort Niagara (about 500 feet away); The Niagara Portage: Gateway to the West (about 500 feet away); Old Fort Niagara
Magasin  Poudre Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
2. Magasin Poudre Marker
View of the historical marker affixed to the southeast corner of the Powder Magazine of Old Fort Niagara.
(about 500 feet away); In Commemoration of the Rush - Bagot Treaty (about 500 feet away); Father Pierre Millet (about 600 feet away); Old Fort Niagara Lighthouse (about 600 feet away); The Siege of Fort Niagara (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Powder Magazine (1757). This is a link to information provided by the Old Fort Niagara website. (Submitted on August 9, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Old Fort Niagara Powder Magazine. This is a link to information provided by the Flickr website. (Submitted on August 9, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, French and Indian
 
Magasin  Poudre image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. Magasin Poudre
View of the Old Fort Niagara Powder Magazine (with a view of the historical marker affixed to the southeast corner of the Powder Magazine).
Magasin  Poudre image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. Magasin Poudre
View of the Powder Magazine inside of Old Fort Niagara.
Magasin  Poudre image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
5. Magasin Poudre
View of the Old Fort Niagara Powder Magazine, situated directly behind the three flag poles and between the other two buildings.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 7 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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