Fort Erie in Regional Municipality of Niagara, Ontario — Central Canada
Fort Erie Ferry Landings
Ferry leases were granted to:
Col. John Warren Sr.,
John Warren Jr.,
and Col. James Kerby.
Colonel James Kerby was also Collector of Customs during the mid 1800s and reported his frustration to the government that “ferry boats landed her and there and everywhere as might best suit them.”
Erected by Town of Fort Erie.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 42° 54.748′ N, 78° 54.548′ W. Marker is in Fort Erie, Ontario, in Regional Municipality of Niagara. Marker is on Niagara Parkway 0.1 kilometers south of Bertie Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 Niagara Parkway, Fort Erie, Ontario L2A 1X6, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bertie Street Ferry Landing (here, next to this marker); Freedom Park (within Nowak Pier (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); Harrowing Journey (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); International Crossing (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Erie.
Also see . . . Ferry at Fort Erie. Photograph and info from the Maritime History of the Great Lakes site. (Submitted on September 9, 2012, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2012, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on August 2, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2012, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.