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Sodus Point in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Sodus Point

 
 
Battle of Sodus Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 10, 2019
1. Battle of Sodus Point Marker
Inscription.  On the brow of this hill took place the battle of Sodus Point between the British and American forces June 19, 1813. The following day the village of Sodus Point was sacked and burned by the British.
 
Erected 1927 by US Daughters of 1812 Gen. John Swift Chapter.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series list.
 
Location. 43° 16.231′ N, 76° 58.97′ W. Marker is in Sodus Point, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on New York State Route 14, on the right when traveling north. The marker is in the little Peace Garden. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sodus Point NY 14555, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The War of 1812 (here, next to this marker); Historic Sodus Point (within shouting distance of this marker); A French Inspired Flotilla (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of 1825 Keeper's Dwelling House (approx.
Battle of Sodus Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 10, 2019
2. Battle of Sodus Point Marker
Another photo of marker.
mile away); Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse (approx. mile away); Big Sodus Light (approx. 0.3 miles away); British Raids (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sodus Point Coal Trestle (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sodus Point.
 
A view up the the hill image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 10, 2019
3. A view up the the hill
This is looking up the hill from the marker. It is actually a a little ridge across the base of the headland that Sodus Point sits on.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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