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

Bear Creek Harbor

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Bear Creek Harbor Marker
Inscription.  In the late 1800s and early 1900s, commercial fishing and the shipping of locally mined iron ore were carried out at Bear Creek harbor.
 
Erected by Town of Ontario.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 16.577′ N, 77° 16.523′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is on Lake Road 0.2 miles east of Park Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ontario NY 14519, 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. A Pillar of Strength / The Light of Freedom (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Point at Bear Creek Harbor (about 500 feet away); Pioneer Settler (approx. half a mile away); War of 1812 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Davis Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Iron Furnace (approx. 1.7 miles away); Heritage Corners (approx. 2 miles away); Baptist Meeting House (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
Bear Creek Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Bear Creek Harbor Marker
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
3. Bear Creek Harbor & Marker
There is a small parking area, a boat launch, and a spacious veterans memorial.
Bear Creek Harbor image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
4. Bear Creek Harbor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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