War of 1812Early in the morning of December 30, 1813 over 1,000 British troops landed near the foot of present-day Amherst Street and proceeded to burn Black Rock, destroying all homes and buildings. They then marched to Buffalo and burned everything except the jail and the house of Margaret St. John.
|Placed By||Black Rock Heritage Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 671176 N 4755700|
|Decimal Degrees||42.93471667, -78.90215000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 56.083', W 78° 54.129'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 56' 4.98" N, 78° 54' 7.74" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 405-409 Babcock Dr, Buffalo NY 14207, US|
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