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

Erected to the Memory

 
 
War of 1812 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 19, 2015
1. War of 1812 Memorial
Old Fort Niagara Cemetery
Inscription.
Erected to the memory of unknown soldiers
and sailors of the United States, killed
in action, or dying of wounds, in this vicinity
during the War of 1812.
 
Location. 43° 15.698′ N, 79° 3.532′ W. Marker is in Porter, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Scott Avenue half a mile north of Main Street (New York State Route 18F), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Memorial is in a small cemetery adjacent to Fort Niagara Lighthouse on the grounds of Old Fort Niagara State Park. The cemetery is sandwiched between Scott Avenue and the Niagara River. 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. To the Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Fort Niagara Lighthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Siege of Fort Niagara (about 500 feet away); Dueling Cannons (about 500 feet away); Old Fort Niagara (about 600 feet away); The Niagara Portage: Gateway to the West (about 600 feet away); Magasin Poudre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Father Pierre Millet (approx. mile away).
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Scott Ave at Right image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 19, 2015
2. Scott Ave at Right
Memorial & Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 19, 2015
3. Memorial & Cemetery Entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 26, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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