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

Fort Joncaire

 
 
Fort Joncaire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
1. Fort Joncaire Marker
Inscription.
2nd building in Lewiston
Built 1720 near this spot
A palisaded trading post
First French Fort on
Niagara River

 
Erected 1932 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 9.956′ N, 79° 2.672′ W. Marker is in Lewiston, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from South 4th Street south of Tuscarora Street. Touch for map. This historical marker is located on the grounds of the Earl W. Brydges Artpark.To get to this historic marker one must take South 4th Street south all the way to where the road ends, at the entrance to the Earl W. Brydges Artpark. The historic marker is on the grounds of the artpark, on a section of land just beyond the first large parking area and just before the second large parking area. Marker is in this post office area: Lewiston NY 14092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Magazin Royale (here, next to this marker); Lewiston Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Lewiston Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cradles (about 300 feet away,
Fort Joncaire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
2. Fort Joncaire Marker
View looking north of the historic marker, with a distant view of the large parking area to the north of the marker in the background.
measured in a direct line); Welcome to Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park (about 400 feet away); The Gully and Portage Road (about 400 feet away); Lower Landing Archeological District (about 400 feet away); The Lower Landing (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
Also see . . .  Joncaire's Blockhouse. This is a link to information provided by the New York State Military Museum. (Submitted on July 5, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationForts, Castles
 
Fort Joncaire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
3. Fort Joncaire Marker
View of the historic marker looking south, with a second large parking area in the background.
Fort Joncaire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
4. Fort Joncaire Marker
View of the featured historic marker in the background and the "Magazine Royale" marker in the foreground.
Fort Joncaire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 11, 2012
5. Fort Joncaire Marker
View of the entrance to the artpark where South 4th Street comes to an end. The historic marker is located on the grounds of the artpark.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 5, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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