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

British Landing

 
 
British Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
1. British Landing Marker
Inscription.
British troops commanded by
Col. Murray landed December 19,
1813 on shore of river - marched
north - captured Fort Niagara
holding it until May 22, 1815.

 
Erected by United States Daughters of 1812, New York State Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
 
Location. 43° 12.092′ N, 79° 2.53′ W. Marker is near Lewiston, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Lower River Road (New York State Route 18F) south of Pletcher Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The historical marker is located on the river side of the roadway, north of Lewiston, in Lewiston Township, and south of Fort Niagara. Marker is in this post office area: Lewiston NY 14092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brown's Point (approx. 0.7 miles away in Canada); The Field House (approx. 1.1 kilometers away in Canada); a different marker also named Brown's Point (approx. 1.3 kilometers away in Canada); Grand View (approx. 1.4 kilometers away); Chloe Cooley and the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada
British Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
2. British Landing Marker
View of the historical marker looking north.
(approx. 2.1 kilometers away in Canada); Joseph-Geneviere, Comte de Puisaye (approx. 2.2 kilometers away in Canada); Vrooman's Battery (approx. 3 kilometers away in Canada); Freedom Crossing Monument (approx. 3.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewiston.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
British Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. British Landing Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north along Lower River Road.
British Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. British Landing Marker
View of the historical marker looking west, with a view of the Lower Niagara River Valley in the distant background.
British Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
5. British Landing Marker
View of the historical marker looking south along the Lower River Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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