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POW Camp - WW II

 
 
POW Camp WW II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 29, 2003
1. POW Camp WW II Marker
Inscription.  In 1944-1945, Fort Niagara Prisoner of War Camp housed interned German and Austrian soldiers, sailors, and airmen captured in North Africa and Europe.
 
Erected by Officers Club Museum Coalition.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 43° 15.396′ N, 79° 3.004′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Scott Avenue 0.1 miles north of Main Street (New York State Route 18F), on the right when traveling north. This marker is located in Fort Niagara State Park. 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. Fort Niagara's P.O.W. Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Niagara's Rifle Range (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Salt Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capture of Fort George (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of La Belle Famille (approx. 0.3 miles
POW Camp WW II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 29, 2003
2. POW Camp WW II Marker
away); Betsy Doyle (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Site of El Dorado Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Niagara Prisoner of War Camp. The Officers Club at Fort Niagara State Park. (Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Fort Niagra WWII POW Camp. Axis Prisoners of War Coalition of Niagara County Historical Societies. (Submitted on January 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south towards the entrance of the Fort Niagara State Park.
Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. Prisoner Of War Camp - World War II Marker
View of the featured historical marker in the distant background with a related interpretive marker, entitled "Fort Niagara's P.O.W. Camp," in the left foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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