Near Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Exchange of Hostilities
Erected 1976 by Town of Dunkirk.
Location. 42° 28.553′ N, 79° 21.89′ W. Marker is near Dunkirk, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York State Route 5) and Temple Road, on the left when traveling west on West Lake Road. Located on a rock near the site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunkirk NY 14048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sarah Sinfield (approx. 1.3 miles away); Large Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Lighthouse Service (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dunkirk Lighthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); On September 26, 1812 (approx. 1.4 miles away); B.P.O. Elks (approx. 1½ miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunkirk.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.