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Youngstown in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fox Point Battery

 
 
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
1. Fox Point Battery Marker
Inscription.  
On bank of river to west
is site of Fox Point Battery,
fifth in series of batteries
extending south from Fort
Niagara during War of 1812

 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 43° 14.588′ N, 79° 3.035′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on River Road (New York State Route 18F) north of Swain Road, on the left when traveling north. This historical marker is located in small clearing, among a grove of trees, behind an iron guard rail, on the river side of the road, in a residential area. The roadway is a busy state highway with no easy access to a safe parking area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 860 River Road, 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. Field of La Belle Famille (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Belle Famille (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named La Belle Famille
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(about 600 feet away); The Site of John Young Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named La Belle Famille (approx. half a mile away); The Site of El Dorado Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Betsy Doyle (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of La Belle Famille (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
2. Fox Point Battery Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north, along River Road.
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. Fox Point Battery Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south, along River Road.
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. Fox Point Battery Marker
View of the historical marker, looking west, from across the street from where the historical marker is situated.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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