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

Barton House

 
 
Barton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
1. Barton House Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1815 by Major Benjamin Barton. His earlier home destroyed in the burning of Lewiston by the British. The hill top was the site of a U.S. artillery battery in the Battle of Queenston, the first conflict on the Niagara Frontier in the War of 1812.
 
Erected 1970 by Femmes En Force.
 
Location. 43° 10.385′ N, 79° 2.741′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Center Street and North 3rd Street, on the right when traveling west on Center Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Center Street, Lewiston NY 14092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hennepin Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Freedom Crossing Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Queenston Heights (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Freedom Crossing Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Queenston Heights (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cibola Anchor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little Yellow House - 1816 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kiwanians Promoting Peace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewiston.
 
More about this marker.
Barton House Marker at Street Corner image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
2. Barton House Marker at Street Corner
No trepassing.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Barton House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
3. Barton House
Barton House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 24, 2015
4. Barton House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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