Fort Niagara

Fort Niagara is a fortification originally built to protect the interests of New France in North America. It is located near Youngstown, New York, on the eastern bank of the Niagara River at its mouth, on Lake Ontario.

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Fort Niagara - Today
... Fort Niagara has been renovated and now serves as Fort Niagara State park and museum ... The restored fort is the scene of frequent historical reenactments of 18th century battles that took place on the site, as well as period dances ... Fort Niagara is a State Historic Site known as Old Fort Niagara State Historic Site ...
Battle Of La Belle-Famille - Background
... Indian War that included an expedition to capture Fort Niagara, a major French military and supply point between the French province of Canada and their forts in the Ohio Country ... Prideaux arrived at Fort Niagara on July 6 and immediately began siege operations ... Fort Niagara had been largely constructed under the direction of Captain Pierre Pouchot of the French Army ...
Capture Of Fort Niagara - Battle
... Once the British had recovered Fort George, Fort Niagara was vulnerable to a British attack ... Captain Leonard was in command of the fort ... his superiors since taking charge of the fort in 1812 and was a notorious drunkard, but orders to replace him as commandant had not been carried out ...
Robert Moses State Parkway - Route Description
... as a westward continuation of a spur off the LaSalle Expressway in Niagara Falls, New York ... passes under the North Grand Island Bridge as it heads west along the Niagara River ... west of I-190, where the parkway connects to a spur leading into Niagara Falls State Park ...
Battle Of La Belle-Famille
... of La Belle-Famille occurred on July 24, 1759, during the French and Indian War along the Niagara River portage trail ... Le Marchand de Lignery's French relief force for the besieged French garrison at Fort Niagara fell into Eyre Massey's British and Iroquois ambush ... This action formed part of the larger Battle of Fort Niagara ...

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