Flint Hill Encampment 1812

Flint Hill Encampment 1812 (HM1JE0)

Location: Buffalo, NY 14214 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 55.706', W 78° 51.055'

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The Army of the Frontier under General Alexander Smythe set up camp here at Granger's farm during the winter of 1812-1813 in anticipation of invading Canada. Nearly three hundred soldiers died there of camp disease. Farmers Daniel Chapin and Rowland Cotton were left to bury the dead in Granger's meadow, in present Delaware Park.
HM NumberHM1JE0
Year Placed2000
Placed ByParkside Community Association, Sisters Hospital Foundation, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 675374 N 4755108
Decimal Degrees42.92843333, -78.85091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 55.706', W 78° 51.055'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 55' 42.36" N, 78° 51' 3.3" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 168 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo NY 14214, US
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