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

Old Fort Niagara

 
 
Old Fort Niagara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
1. Old Fort Niagara Marker
Inscription.  
Old Fort Niagara

has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1961

 
Erected 1961 by National Park Service.
 
Location. 43° 15.748′ N, 79° 3.626′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from Old Lake Road, on the right when traveling west. 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. Old Fort Niagara Cannon (here, next to this marker); The Siege of Fort Niagara (a few steps from this marker); Dueling Cannons (a few steps from this marker); Morrow Plaza (a few steps from this marker); The Niagara Portage: Gateway to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); a different
Old Fort Niagara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
2. Old Fort Niagara Marker
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.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Old Fort Niagara Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
3. Old Fort Niagara Marker
Entrance to the Fort image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
4. Entrance to the Fort
Originally built by the French in 1726, Old Fort Niagara was occupied by the French, British and Americans, and took part in the French & Indian War, American Revolution and the War of 1812.
Old Fort Niagara image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
5. Old Fort Niagara
The French Castle image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
6. The French Castle
This is the oldest building in the Fort and the oldest in the eastern interior of North America.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 22, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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