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Ebenezer Walden

“Pioneer Patriarch of Buffalo”

 

—May 15, 1777 - November 10, 1857 —

 
Ebenezer Walden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
1. Ebenezer Walden Marker
This marker and "Brigadier General James Albert Myer" marker share the same support post. They are buried in the same mausoleum, as well.
Inscription. Born in Beckett, Massachusetts, Williams College class of 1799, first lawyer west of the Genesee River. Escaped captors during the War of 1812. Buffalo board of trustees president in 1816, founding member of the Buffalo Harbor Company, first Judge of Erie County Court of Common Pleas in 1823, Federalist Presidential Elector in 1828, appointed Mayor of Buffalo in 1838, father-in-law of Brigadier General Albert James Myer, instrumental figure in establishing the City of Buffalo and Erie County
 
Location. 42° 55.973′ N, 78° 51.876′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (New York State Route 5) near Delaware Avenue. Click for map. Marker is deep inside Forest Lawn Cemetery. On entrance is right at the Main/Delaware intersection. Another is further east on Main. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14214, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brigadier General Albert James Myer (here, next to this marker); Albert James Myer, M.D. (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Millard Fillmore (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. 0.3 miles away); Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901)
Ebenezer Walden & Brigadier General Albert James Myer Markers image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
2. Ebenezer Walden & Brigadier General Albert James Myer Markers
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Buffalo's Olmsted Parks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pan-American Exposition (approx. 0.4 miles away); Unnamed Soldiers of the War of 1812 (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. Marker is along the cemetery access road, so it's visible from there.
 
Regarding Ebenezer Walden. The Walden/Myer Mausoleum is about 75 feet away.
 
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Ebenezer Walden & Brigadier General Albert James Myer Markers as seen from access road image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
3. Ebenezer Walden & Brigadier General Albert James Myer Markers as seen from access road
Ebenezer Walden & Brigadier General Albert James Myer Markers as seen from access road image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
4. Ebenezer Walden & Brigadier General Albert James Myer Markers as seen from access road
Walden/Myer Mausoleum image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
5. Walden/Myer Mausoleum
Walden/Myer Mausoleum Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
6. Walden/Myer Mausoleum Entrance
Despite relative proximity, these names above the entrance are the only indication that this is the mausoleum related to the markers 75' away.
 
 
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