1812 Peace Garden Plaque

 

 

Located at 8440 Bay Street, Sodus Point, New York on the south side of the road in the 1812 Peace Garden.

 

The plaque  reads:

 

On the brow of this hill took place the Battle of Sodus Point between the British and American forces June 19, 1813. The following day the Village of Sodus Point was sacked and burned by the British.

 

Placed by U.S. Daughters of 1812  General John Swift Chapter Wayne County, New York 1927

 

To read a three page article about the dedication ceremony of this plaque written in 1927, click the links below:

 

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1OFecRr7OuPRjB6dV8wa3piZU0

 

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1OFecRr7OuPMkpUVkFKZW1ZR3M

 

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B1OFecRr7OuPUTlodnpqbUREWG8