Burning of Blackrock and Buffalo

Burning of Blackrock and Buffalo (HM12PC)

Location: Buffalo, NY 14207 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 56.083', W 78° 54.129'

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War of 1812

Early 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.
HM NumberHM12PC
Year Placed2011
Placed ByBlack Rock Heritage Trail
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 3:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 671176 N 4755700
Decimal Degrees42.93471667, -78.90215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 56.083', W 78° 54.129'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 56' 4.98" N, 78° 54' 7.74" W
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Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405-409 Babcock Dr, Buffalo NY 14207, US
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