Hanover in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Lieutenant John Docksteder (British)
was stationed here. Sept. 1, 1779,
he led Senecas down Allegany Road
to battle the Americans under Col.
Brodhead near the Allegheny River.
Erected by Hanover History Center, Town of Hanover.
Location. 42° 33.826′ N, 79° 7.736′ W. Marker is in Hanover, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from Triangle Drive 0.2 miles east of Ann Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at the restrooms at the Town of Hanover boat launch (into Cattaraugus Creek), a facility of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Marker is in this post office area: Irving NY 14081, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amos Sottle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Everett R. Burmaster (approx. one mile away); The Swift Mansion (approx. 2½ miles away); Ehmke Family Home (approx. 2.8 miles away); Birthplace of Mary Smith Lockwood (approx. 4.4 miles away); The King from Hanover Site of First Settlement (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Lincoln Maple (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
More about this marker. From US Route 20 in the area known as Irving, take Allegany Road north to Ann Street. The small bridge from Ann Street to Triangle Drive has a significant weight restriction.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on September 23, 2017, by Vincent P. Martonis of Gerry, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.