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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts and Castles.
 
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
Morrow Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2019
2. Morrow Plaza Marker
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. The Siege of Fort Niagara (a few steps from this marker); Dueling Cannons (a few steps from this 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.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Haskel Morrow at Find a Grave. The plaza is named for Charles Haskel Morrow. He is buried in the Old Fort Niagara Cemetery and his middle initial is “H” on the headstone. (Submitted on May 27, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2019, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jun. 29, 2022