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Field of La Belle Famille

 
 
Field of LaBelle Famille Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 19, 2015
1. Field of LaBelle Famille Marker
Inscription.
Field of
La Belle Famille
——
Where on July 24, 1759,
French forces of
Capt. Francois
Le Marchand De Lignery
and Capt. Charles Aubry,
with Indian allies,
hastening to the relief of
Fort Niagara, were defeated
by British and Indians under
Lieut.-Col. Eyre Massey.
 
Erected 1936 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 43° 14.502′ N, 79° 3.045′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on River Road (New York State Route 18F at milepost 5.8), 0.1 miles south of Swain Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 914 River Road, 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named La Belle Famille (within shouting distance of this marker); Fox Point Battery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Site of John Young Store (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named La Belle Famille
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 19, 2015
2. Northward
(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Site of El Dorado Hotel (approx. 0.6 miles away); Betsy Doyle (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle of La Belle Famille (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of La Belle-Famille - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 20, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 19, 2015
3. Southward
Two other markers in background (stone and sign).
Field of La Belle Famille Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 19, 2015
4. Field of La Belle Famille Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 20, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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