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Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gad Pierce Tavern

 
 
Gad Pierce Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 12, 2013
1. Gad Pierce Tavern Marker
Inscription. Gad Pierce Tavern. Site of 1807 tavern built by Gad Pierce. US Militia delayed a British and Indian attack here on Dec 20, 1813 and escaped thru back door. Tavern rebuilt after war.
 
Erected 2013 by Friends of Local History.
 
Location. 43° 6.118′ N, 79° 3.082′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 104) and Portage Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1425 Main Street, Niagara Falls NY 14305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Carnegie Building (approx. mile away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); To The River (approx. half a mile away); Park Place Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Great Gorge Railway Trail (approx. half a mile away); A Bridge to Freedom (approx. half a mile away); About the year 1600 B.C. ... (approx. 0.6 miles away in Canada); Portage Road (approx. 0.9 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Also see . . .
1. Goodman-Oliphant Family History & Geneology in Niagara County, NY. Includes
Marker with Niagara Falls Public Library sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 12, 2013
2. Marker with Niagara Falls Public Library sign
Today the site is the location of the Niagara Falls Public Library. View is Main Street north from the corner.
description of event. (Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

2. Find-A-Grave, Gad Pierce II. An earlier year of death (1838) for Gad Pierce is provided here versus elsewhere (1847). (Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 

3. Niagara Falls Public Library. (Submitted on December 29, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Distant View from Main Street Northbound image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 12, 2013
3. Distant View from Main Street Northbound
Marker is at center behind the pedestrian crossing signal post. The old Portage Road is sharply to the right. Main Street (NY 104) bends left. Pierce Avenue, named after Gad Pierce, is the one way street to the left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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