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

Black Rock Harbor

June 1823

 
 
Black Rock Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
1. Black Rock Harbor Marker
Inscription.
Black Rock Harbor
June 1823


Designated as the western most
Port of the Erie Canal for
Transfer of passengers and cargo

 
Erected 1976 by Black Rock Businessmens Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 42° 56.085′ N, 78° 54.104′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Amherst Street east of Niagara Street (New York State Route 266), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. This is historic marker is on the flat slab of concrete that a large boulder rests upon, very near the curb of the street, near the southeast corner of the Black Rock community park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Amherst Street, Buffalo NY 14207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Square (here, next to this marker); Black Rock (here, next to this marker); Burning of Blackrock and Buffalo (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Smith House and Tavern
Black Rock Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
2. Black Rock Harbor Marker
View of the historic marker affixed to a flat slab of concrete, that has a large boulder situated upon it.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. John's Church (about 600 feet away); Buffalo and Niagara Falls Railroad (about 600 feet away); International Railroad Bridge (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
Black Rock Harbor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
3. Black Rock Harbor Marker
View looking west along Amherst Street of the historic marker, in the shadows, in the right foreground.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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