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

The Site of John Young Store

 
 
John Young Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 17, 2014
1. John Young Store Marker
Inscription. A general store, built in 1808 by John Young, after whom the village was named. Known as the Red Store.
 
Erected by Porter Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 14.949′ N, 79° 3.052′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Water Street west of Main Street (New York State Route 18F), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Water Street is one way. It descends from Main Street to river level and ascends back to Main Street. Refer to the pictures for The Site of El Dorado Hotel marker for the entrance to Water Street. Marker is in this post office area: Youngstown NY 14174, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La Belle Famille (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Site of El Dorado Hotel (about 700 feet away); Betsy Doyle (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of La Belle Famille (approx. 0.2 miles away); Capture of Fort George (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Salt Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fox Point Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .  Youngstown Yacht Club
Southward View of John Young Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 17, 2014
2. Southward View of John Young Store Marker
. Adjacent to the marker (Submitted on March 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Northward View of John Young Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 17, 2014
3. Northward View of John Young Store Marker
The closer blue sign reads Public Dock. Youngstown.
The Site of John Young Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 17, 2014
4. The Site of John Young Store Marker
Beware of Canada Goose droppings. The low building has public restrooms and a U.S. Customs and Border Protection videophone for pleasureboats to report arriving from Canada. The far shore of the Niagara River is Canada. The larger building is the Youngstown Yacht Club.
The Site of John Young Store Marker from the Dock image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 17, 2014
5. The Site of John Young Store Marker from the Dock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 20, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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