Youngstown in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
La Belle Famille
At this battle British troops
and native allies defeated
French forces sealing
Ft. Niagara's surrender
July 24, 1759
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 302.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 24, 1759.
Location. 43° 15.039′ N, 79° 3.004′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 18F) and Water Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Water Street is almost opposite from Lockport Street (NY Route 93). 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 Site of El Dorado Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Betsy Doyle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of La Belle Famille (about 400 feet away); Capture of Fort GeorgeSite of Salt Battery (about 400 feet away); The Site of John Young Store (about 600 feet away); St. John's Episcopal Church (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.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.