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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dunkirk, New York

Clickable Map of Chautauqua 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> Chautauqua County, NY (248) Cattaraugus County, NY (75) Erie County, NY (597) Erie County, PA (214) Warren County, PA (33)  ChautauquaCounty(248) Chautauqua County (248)  CattaraugusCounty(75) Cattaraugus County (75)  ErieCounty(597) Erie County (597)  ErieCountyPennsylvania(214) Erie County (214)  WarrenCounty(33) Warren County (33)
Mayville is the county seat for Chautauqua County
Dunkirk is in Chautauqua County
      Chautauqua County (248)  
      Cattaraugus County (75)  
      Erie County (597)  
      Erie County, Pennsylvania (214)  
      Warren County, Pennsylvania (33)  
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1New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — "Ong-Gwe-Ohn-Weh"The Indian
This wooden sculpture of an American Indian was created by Peter Toth of Akron, Ohio. In two months time during the summer of 1973. It was carved from the lower trunk of a dead elm tree located near the corner of Fifth St.and Park Ave. Upon . . . Map (db m162035) HM
2New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — B.P.O. ElksNo. 922
Presented in memory of the gallant men and women who fought and died in all wars in defense of their country Map (db m132174) WM
3New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Birds of the HarborWater Bird Safe Haven — Natural History —
A Safe Place to Rest The sheltered waters of Dunkirk Harbor provide a place where water birds and waterfowl can escape strong winds blowing across the open waters of Lake Erie. Gulls, terns, cormorants and other water birds shelter, loaf, and feed . . . Map (db m84382) HM
4New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Cdr. Harry B. Lyon D.D.S.
Founder U.S. Naval Reserves N.Y. Naval Militia Dunkirk, N.Y. June 1912 Map (db m132170) WM
5New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dedicated 1975
The people of the City of Dunkirk in memory of those who gave their last full measure of devotion 1941 — World War II — 1945 [Names listed] 1950 Korea 1955 [Names listed] 1964 Vietnam 1975 [Names . . . Map (db m132171) WM
6New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James
Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James 9th New York Cavalry Company G Enlisted at Dunkirk, NY September 26, 1861 at age 22 Killed July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, PA, and was the first Union Soldier to succumb in that great battle. His body rests . . . Map (db m118924) WM
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7New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dunkirk Lighthouse
Dunkirk Lighthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By The United States Department of The Interior Built 1875 Map (db m51904) HM
8New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dunkirk Parade
It was on this corner, November 27, 1946 that citizens of Dunkirk, New York, together with French officials and guests, viewed a parade of $75,000 worth of gifts and goods to be sent to Dunkerque, France after the destruction of that city in World . . . Map (db m132168) HM
9New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Eastern Basin ShipwrecksA Watery Record of Mishaps — Maritime Heritage —
Resting on the Lake Bottom. Beneath the waters before you lies a graveyard of shipwrecks from two centuries. Surprise storms, unchartered shallows, and lack of navigation aids are a few reasons for the wrecks. More and more people are learning to . . . Map (db m84415) HM
10New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — In Honor of Those Who Served
Dedicated by The City of Dunkirk in honor of those who served their country in The World War, 1917-1918 Map (db m84319) WM
11New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Large Anchor
Large Anchor from the Anabelle Wilson which sank off Dunkirk Lighthouse on Nov. 1913. Raised by divers: Tom, Dave and Tim McDonald and Rick Lucas on Sept. 5, 1990 and donated to the museumMap (db m84357) HM
12New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Naetzker Garden
The Naetzker family lived and worked here for 96 years 1873-1968. Julius Polinski settled here and moved a small store to the front of the house for a saloon. He died in 1886 and his son-in-law, Oscar Naetzker, took over the saloon. There . . . Map (db m132169) HM
13New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — New York and Erie Railroad
On this site, May 15, 1851, in Dunkirk, New York, the first train on the New York and Erie Railroad arrived to link the Atlantic Seaboard with the Great Lakes. From Piermont on the Hudson, the train carried President Millard Fillmore, Secretary . . . Map (db m197761) HM
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14New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — On September 26, 1812
On September 26, 1812 and from this site, some of the first shots of the War of 1812 were fired by local militia at armed soldiers from the British schooner Lady Provost. When a small boat carrying the soldiers from the British ship was sighted . . . Map (db m117515) HM
15New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — POW★MIA
You are not forgotten [Reverse] Chautauqua County Veteran's Monument Donors In honor of the 75th Ranger Regiment Riles & Woolley MonumentsMap (db m132176) WM
16New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — 311 — Sarah Sinfield
Sarah Sinfield Civil War nurse awarded pension for devoted service. Lived here with husband William, veteran & asst. lighthouse keeper 1874-1885. Map (db m117513) HM
17New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Tadeusz Kosciuszko
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18New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — The First Exchange of Hostilities
The first exchange of hostilities in the War of 1812 occurred at the mouth of Canadaway Creek.Map (db m64697) HM
19New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — The Lighthouse Service
Established in 1789, the U.S. Lighthouse Service maintained lighthouses and a district headquarters in Buffalo until it was absorbed by the Coast Guard in 1939. Tenth District, long under the command of District Lighthouse Superintendent Roscoe . . . Map (db m84334) HM
20New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — To All That Served Honorably
To all that served honorably Korean Conflict 1950-1953 The forgotten war Map (db m84293) WM
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21New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — To All Who Served
To all who served so proudly in the Vietnam Conflict 1961-1975 Map (db m84276) WM
22New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — War on Terrorism Memorial
In memory of the brave men and women, both military and civilian, that made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom, fighting the War on Terrorism.Map (db m132172) WM
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Sep. 30, 2022