Silver Creek in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Swift Mansion
It was acquired for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in 1914, through the efforts of Msgr. E.J. O'Connor. The mansion was used as a convent during the pastoral service of the Rev. Thomas Ciolino.
Restoration of the mansion, as a parish center and rectory began in 1984, under the guidance of the Rev. Claude H. Bicheler, to whom this plaque is dedicated.
Erected 1987 by The Silver Creek Historical Society.
Location. 42° 32.696′ N, 79° 10.242′ W. Marker is in Silver Creek, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Central Avenue (New York State Route 5) and Parkway Avenue. Click for map. Located on the left of the entrance to the rectory. Marker is at or near this postal address: 165 Central Avenue, Silver Creek NY 14136, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ehmke Family Home (approx. half a mile away); Site of First Settlement (approx. 3.2 miles away); Amos Sottle (approx. 3.3 miles away); Everett R. Burmaster George F. Abbott (approx. 5.3 miles away); Site of Sheridan Depot of the New York & Erie Railroad (approx. 5.6 miles away); Birthplace of Willis Haviland Carrier (approx. 9.1 miles away); Birds of the Harbor (approx. 9.3 miles away).
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