“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Alexandria, New York

Clickable Map of Jefferson County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Jefferson County, NY (155) Cayuga County, NY (196) Lewis County, NY (19) Oswego County, NY (80) St. Lawrence County, NY (184)  JeffersonCounty(155) Jefferson County (155)  CayugaCounty(196) Cayuga County (196)  LewisCounty(19) Lewis County (19)  OswegoCounty(80) Oswego County (80)  St.LawrenceCounty(184) St. Lawrence County (184)
Watertown is the county seat for Jefferson County
Alexandria is in Jefferson County
      Jefferson County (155)  
      Cayuga County (196)  
      Lewis County (19)  
      Oswego County (80)  
      St. Lawrence County (184)  
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1New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria — Cranberry Creek Wildlife Management AreaThe Battle of Cranberry Creek
In July of 1813, during the War of 1812, a small group of American soldiers from the 21st U. S. Infantry (Forsythe's Rifles) conducted a raid across the St. Lawrence River. They captured a British gunboat, 69 British prisoners and 15 bateaux loaded . . . Map (db m179227) HM
2New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria — Cranberry Creek Wildlife Management AreaThe Battle of Cranberry Creek
The Battle of Cranberry Creek was typical of many cross-border engagements fought along the New York border with British Canada during the War of 1812. A force of about 50 Americans fended off an attack by 250 British Soldiers. Several American . . . Map (db m179231) HM
3New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria — Indian River LakesBreeding Bird Refuge — Natural History —
Important Habitat Refuge This region provides an important breeding refuge for many declining species of birds because it contains a variety of habitats, few humans, and little development. Species such as the Golden-winged Warbler, . . . Map (db m84170) HM
4New York (Jefferson County), Alexandria — The Battle of Cranberry CreekA Bold Manuver
British supply ships regularly transported materials to their Great Lakes bases via the St. Lawrence River. American raiding parties intercepted one such shipment and hid in the upper reaches of Cranberry Creek. Although the Americans repelled a . . . Map (db m179219) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022