Fort Erie in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
Fort Erie Ferry Landings
Ferry leases were granted to:
Col. John Warren Sr.,
John Warren Jr.,
and Col. James Kerby.
Colonel James Kerby was also Collector of Customs during the mid 1800s and reported his frustration to the government that “ferry boats landed her and there and everywhere as might best suit them.”
Erected by Town of Fort Erie.
Location. 42° 54.748′ N, 78° 54.548′ W. Marker is in Fort Erie, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Niagara Boulevard 0.1 kilometers south of Bertie Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Erie, Ontario L2A, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bertie Street Ferry Landing (here, next to this marker); Freedom Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Nowak Pier (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); Harrowing Journey (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); International Crossing Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Erie.
Also see . . . Ferry at Fort Erie. Photograph and info from the Maritime History of the Great Lakes site. (Submitted on September 9, 2012, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.)
Categories. • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.