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

Morrow Plaza

 
 
Morrow Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
1. Morrow Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
Colonel Charles B. Morrow was commandant of Fort Niagara and the Commander of the 28th Infantry Regiment from 1930-1935. He untiringly devoted his service to the restoration of Old Fort Niagara, the expansion and beautification of the Army Post and to the people of Youngstown. Colonel Morrow had an illustrious military career with service in Porto (Puerto) Rico, the Philippine Islands, France, Japan, Russia and China during various wars or chaotic periods. He received decorations from the United States and each country in which he served. Colonel Morrow longed to stay at Fort Niagara and was buried in the cemetery at Fort Niagara when he died in 1935.
 
Location. 43° 15.744′ N, 79° 3.642′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Scott Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located near the visitor center at Old Fort Niagara. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Youngstown NY 14174, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Siege of Fort Niagara (a few steps from this marker); Dueling Cannons (a few steps from this marker);
Morrow Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
2. Morrow Plaza Marker
Old Fort Niagara Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Old Fort Niagara (a few steps from this marker); The Niagara Portage: Gateway to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Fort Niagara (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Niagara Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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