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

Betsy Doyle

 
 
Betsy Doyle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 22, 2015
1. Betsy Doyle Marker
Inscription.  
Betsy Doyle
Heroine of Fort Niagara
carried hot shot to cannon,
stood sentry duty, fled 310
miles to Greenbush, NY when
enemy attacked fort in 1813.

 
Erected 2014 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812Women. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 43° 15.091′ N, 79° 2.978′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Memorial is on Main Street (New York State Route 18F) 0.1 miles north of Lockport Street (New York State Route 93), on the right when traveling north. Marker is at Falkner Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The Battle of La Belle Famille (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Salt Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Capture of Fort George (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of El Dorado Hotel
Northward on 18F image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 22, 2015
2. Northward on 18F
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(within shouting distance of this marker); La Belle Famille (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 800 feet away); The Site of John Young Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); POW Camp - WW II (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. A War of 1812 Mystery has been Solved - Niagara 1812 Legacy Council. (Submitted on January 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Heroine of Fort Niagara Betsy Doyle (YouTube, 1.5 min., William G. Pomeroy Foundation). (Submitted on February 3, 2020.)
 
Additional keywords. Fanny Doyle
 
Southward on NY 18F image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 22, 2015
3. Southward on NY 18F
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 422 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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