Near Dunkirk in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The First Exchange of Hostilities
Erected 1976 by Town of Dunkirk.
Location. 42° 28.553′ N, 79° 21.89′ W. Marker is near Dunkirk, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lake Road (New York State Route 5) and Temple Road, on the left when traveling west on West Lake Road. Touch for map. Located on a rock near the site. Marker is in this post office area: Dunkirk NY 14048, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James (approx. 1.3 miles away); Large Anchor (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Lighthouse Service (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dunkirk Lighthouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 1½ miles away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 1½ miles away); To All That Served Honorably (approx. 1½ miles away); Eastern Basin Shipwrecks (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunkirk.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.