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

DEC. 19th, 1813

 
 
DEC. 19th, 1813 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 19, 2013
1. DEC. 19th, 1813 Marker
Picture taken exactly 200 years after the event.
Inscription. DEC. 19th, 1813. Site of log cabin arsenal used by settlers, who with the aid of the Tuscaroras halted the British from burning areas eastward.
 
Erected by Cambria Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 12.169′ N, 78° 51.255′ W. Marker is in Cambria, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Road (New York State Route 104) and Baer Road, on the right when traveling east on Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ransomville NY 14131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howell's Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away); North Ridge Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Soldier's Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); 1848 Root House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fowler Sawmill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ransomville Schools (approx. 3.4 miles away); Randall Road Cemetery (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Site Of Niagara Poultry Farm (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambria.
 
More about this marker. Funding for this marker was secured in 2012.
 
Regarding DEC. 19th, 1813. British forces captured Fort Niagara
Eastward View DEC. 19th, 1813 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 19, 2013
2. Eastward View DEC. 19th, 1813 Marker
Church Road intersection is ahead.
early that same day; see link.
 
Also see . . .  Capture of Fort Niagara - Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 21, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812
 
Distant Eastward View of Marker with corner road sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 19, 2013
3. Distant Eastward View of Marker with corner road sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 21, 2013, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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