Niagara Falls in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Old Stone Chimney
Erected 1915 by Niagara Frontier Historical Society.
Location. 43° 4.73′ N, 79° 2.744′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from Niagara Scenic Parkway (State Road 957A) half a mile east of Buffalo Avenue, on the right when traveling east. In 2015, the Old Stone Chimney was moved to an interpretive site on the south side of the Robert Moses Parkway (re-named Niagara Scenic Parkway in 2016)just east of the boat slip. The Old Stone Chimney was difficult to find prior to the move. Access wass through private property via blacktop alongside the vacant industrial building Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Niagara River Portage and the Old Stone Chimney (within shouting distance of this marker); Portage Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church Complex (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Falls Portage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas V. Welch (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitney Mansion (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Parting of the Waters (approx. ¾ mile away); The Niagara Portage (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
More about this marker. The marker (plaque) does not have a title. It is affixed to The Old Stone Chimney. The French origins are uncertain according to a Niagara County Historical Society article. The portage refers to the land portage around Niagara Falls and the rapids before and after the falls, for travel and transport between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario.
Regarding Old Stone Chimney. The Old Stone Chimney was moved in 1942 and 2015, thus the relocation date on the plaque has been superseded twice.
Also see . . .
1. Niagara County Historical Society - The Old Stone Chimney. (Submitted on November 16, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Wikipedia - Old Stone Chimney. (Submitted on November 16, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 16, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 5. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 14, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.