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Holland in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Fort Humphrey"

 
 
"Fort Humphrey" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. "Fort Humphrey" Marker
Inscription.  Site of fortification built on farm of Arthur Humphrey, one of the first settlers to repel possible invasion during war of 1812.
 
Erected 1965 by Town of Holland, Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812.
 
Location. 42° 40.751′ N, 78° 33.759′ W. Marker is in Holland, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Olean Road (New York State Route 16) 0.4 miles from Blanchard Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7497 Olean Road, South Wales NY 14139, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Tribute to Those Who Served (approx. 1.8 miles away); Wales Memorial Building and Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); 57 MM Anti-Tank Gun of World War II (approx. 2.3 miles away); Town of Holland Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of First Grist Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); Aurora (approx. 5.6 miles away); W. Aurora Church
"Fort Humphrey" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. "Fort Humphrey" Marker
Southward
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Dedicated to Those Who Served (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holland.
 
More about this marker. This marker is surprisingly small. Look sharp.
 
"Fort Humphrey" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. "Fort Humphrey" Marker
Northward
"Fort Humphrey" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. "Fort Humphrey" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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