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Lower Landing Archeological District

— National Historic Landmark —

 
 
Lower Landing Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
1. Lower Landing Archeological District Marker
Inscription.  
Lower Landing
Archeological District

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
The archeological remains of Joncaire's Trading
Post (1719-1741) and other archeological resources
document inter-cultural relations at this key
point within the colonial Niagara Historic District.
1998
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1998 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyColonial EraExplorationNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1998.
 
Location. 43° 9.965′ N, 79° 2.771′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can
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be reached from South 4th Street south of Tuscarora Street. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Earl W. Brydges Artpark. To get to this historic marker one must take South 4th Street south all the way to where the road ends, at the entrance to the Earl W. Brydges Artpark. The historic marker is on the grounds of the artpark, on a section of land just southwest of the first large parking area, along a walking path. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewiston NY 14092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park (here, next to this marker); The Lower Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Demler (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gully and Portage Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Niagara Gorge R.R. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cradles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bridge Ruins (about 300 feet away); The Magazin Royale (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
Regarding Lower Landing Archeological District. The NPS' National Historic Landmark entry has not yet been digitized (2022)
 
Also see . . .   Lower Landing Archeological District. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 4, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Lower Landing Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
2. Lower Landing Archeological District Marker
View of the historic marker affixed to a large boulder.
Lower Landing Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
3. Lower Landing Archeological District Marker
View of the historical marker situated along a pathway that leads to the buildings in the Earl W. Brydges Artpark.
Lower Landing Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
4. Lower Landing Archeological District Marker
View of the historical marker situated near the Earl W. Brydges Artpark Information Center, with a distant view of the Niagara River valley in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 706 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 27, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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