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Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Historic Scajaquada Creek

 

—Named after Philip Conjockety —

 
Historic Scajaquada Creek Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
1. Historic Scajaquada Creek Plaque
Inscription. In the old navy yard at the mouth of this stream five vessels were reconditioned for Commodore Perry's fleet during 1813
 
Erected 1937 by New York Education Department and Abigail Fillmore Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 42° 56.082′ N, 78° 52.673′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Nottingham Court. Click for map. The plaque is located under Scajaquada Expressway exit ramp to Elmwood Avenue.
It is affixed to the bridge support on the north side of the Scajaquada Creek and Expressway (SR-198).
It is viewable from the Scajaquada Pathway, which can be most easily reached from parking lot of the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Nottingham Court, Buffalo NY 14207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Pan-American Exposition (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Highlights of Buffalo History (about 400 feet away); To Commemorate the Gallantry of (about 600 feet away); a different marker
Widew view of the Historic Scajaquada Creek Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
2. Widew view of the Historic Scajaquada Creek Plaque
The plaque is attached to the bridge supports.
also named Pan-American Exposition (approx. ¼ mile away); Buffalo's Olmsted Parks (approx. 0.3 miles away); President McKinley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Scajaquada Creek Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  History << Scajaquada Creek. (Submitted on July 12, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War of 1812Waterways & Vessels
 
Historic Scajaquada Creek Today image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 26, 2011
3. Historic Scajaquada Creek Today
Rerouted and covered over the creek still flows through the City of Buffalo to the Niagara River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 676 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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