Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Site of Fort Tompkins
Also Known as Fort Adams
on the American shore
in or near Buffalo
during the War of 1812
Erected 1903 by the International Railway Company.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
Location. 42° 54.64′ N, 78° 54.011′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) north of School Street, on the left when traveling north. The historic marker is affixed to the front, outside brick wall of a business building located on the river side of the roadway, a short distance north of where the Peace Bridge crosses over into Canada. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 Niagara Street, Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nowak Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harrowing Journey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (approx. 0.3 miles away); Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised LandUnderground Railroad River Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); West Ferry Street Bascule Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); International Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . . Fort Tompkins (Buffalo, New York). Wikipedis entry (Submitted on July 3, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 3, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.