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Sarah Sinfield Civil War nurse awarded pension for devoted service. Lived here with husband William, veteran & Asst. lighthouse keeper 1874-1885.
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 ro…
Tadeusz Kosciuszko 1746-1817 I prefer peace more than the greatst rank in the world. [back] Dedicated to the memory of Tadeusz Kosciuszko, American Revolutionary War patriot and national hero of Poland. Saratoga. West point.
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 …
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…
Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James 9th New York Calvary Company G Enlisted at Dunkirk, NY Sptember 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 amongst …
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 Ho…
Dedicated by The City of Dunkirk in honor of those who served their country in The World War, 1917-1918
To all that served honorablyKorean Conflict 1950-1953 The forgotten war
To all who served so proudly in the Vietnam Conflict 1961-1975