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La Belle Famille

 
 
La Belle Famille Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2016
1. La Belle Famille Marker
Inscription.
La Belle Famille
At this battle British troops
and native allies defeated
French forces sealing
Ft. Niagara's surrender
July 24, 1759

 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 302.)
 
Location. 43° 15.039′ N, 79° 3.004′ W. Marker is in Youngstown, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 18F) and Water Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Water Street is almost opposite from Lockport Street (NY Route 93). 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. The Site of El Dorado Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Betsy Doyle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of La Belle Famille (about 400 feet away); Capture of Fort George (about 400 feet away); Site of Salt Battery (about 400 feet away); The Site of John Young Store (about 600 feet away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); POW Camp - WW II (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Youngstown.
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
Markers at Main & Water Streets image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 3, 2016
2. Markers at Main & Water Streets
La Belle Famille marker at left; the older El Dorado Hotel marker at right. There are more La Belle Famille markers on Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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