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

Fox Point Battery

 
 
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
1. Fox Point Battery Marker
Inscription.
On bank of river to west
is site of Fox Point Battery,
fifth in series of batteries
extending south from Fort
Niagara during War of 1812

 
Erected 1938 by State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 14.588′ N, 79° 3.035′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on River Road (New York State Route 18F) north of Swain Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historical marker is located in small clearing, among a grove of trees, behind an iron guard rail, on the river side of the road, in a residential area. The roadway is a busy state highway with no easy access to a safe parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 860 River Road, Youngstown NY 14174, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field of La Belle Famille (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Belle Famille (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named La Belle Famille (about 600 feet away); The Site of John Young Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named La Belle Famille
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
2. Fox Point Battery Marker
View of the historical marker, looking north, along River Road.
(approx. half a mile away); The Site of El Dorado Hotel (approx. half a mile away); Betsy Doyle (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Battle of La Belle Famille (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
3. Fox Point Battery Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south, along River Road.
Fox Point Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 24, 2013
4. Fox Point Battery Marker
View of the historical marker, looking west, from across the street from where the historical marker is situated.
 
 
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 286 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2013, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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