Fort Erie in Niagara Region, Ontario — Central Canada
This park has been created to celebrate their lives and to remind present and future generations of their struggle to be free.
Brian E. Merrett, Chairman
The Niagara Parks Commission
October 28, 2000
Erected 2000 by The Niagara Parks Commission.
Location. 42° 54.744′ N, 78° 54.519′ W. Marker is in Fort Erie, Ontario, in Niagara Region. Marker is on Niagara Boulevard 0.1 kilometers south of Bertie Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Erie, Ontario L2A, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bertie Street Ferry Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Erie Ferry Landings (within shouting distance of this marker); Nowak Pier (approx. half a kilometer Harrowing Journey (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (approx. half a kilometer away in the U.S.); International Crossing (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.); Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.6 kilometers away in the U.S.). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Erie.
Also see . . . Josiah Henson. A biography of Josiah Henson by the Historica-Dominion Institute. (Submitted on September 9, 2012, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.)
Categories. • Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Waterways & Vessels •
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