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Saint Paul's Episcopal Church

 
 
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
1. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. Upon this site was built in 1819 Saint Paul's Episcopal Church The first permanent church edifice erected in Buffalo. It was removed in 1850 to make way for the present stone church. This site was given by the Holland Land Company to Saint Paul's Church and was the first land owned in Buffalo by a religious organization.
 
Erected 1907 by The Niagara Frontier Landmarks Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 42° 52.986′ N, 78° 52.566′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Church Street (New York State Route 5) just west of Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The City of Buffalo Sent 18893 Men to Serve in the Great War (here, next to this marker); St. Paul's Cathedral (within shouting distance of this marker); Prudential (Guaranty) Building (within shouting distance of this marker); General Kazimierz Pulaski (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker in situ image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
2. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church Marker in situ
The marker at far left is a war memorial (with its own HMDB entry), and the small marker below this one is the National Historic Landmark plaque shown in the next picture.
line); First Greek Settlers of Buffalo (about 300 feet away); Ellicott Square Building (about 300 feet away); Ellicott Square (about 300 feet away); Grover Cleveland (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  HABS Record for Saint Paul's Episcopal Church. HABS Statement of Significance: St. Paul's Cathedral a key architectural landmark in downtown Buffalo serves as visual anchor for the south Main Street area. It is flanked on the west by Sullivan's Prudential Building of 1894-95 (NY-5487), and on the east by D. H. Burnham's Ellicott Square Building of 1895. With new commercial buildings rising above it to the north, the Cathedral and its surrounding park create an open, low-profile, pedestrian space. (Submitted on January 1, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
3. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
4. Saint Paul's Episcopal Church National Historic Landmark Plaque
St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Shelton Square, Buffalo, Erie County, NY image. Click for full size.
circa 1890
5. St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Shelton Square, Buffalo, Erie County, NY
Full title is Historic American Buildings Survey, Photocopy of c. 1890 photograph from the collection of Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. - St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, Shelton Square, Buffalo, Erie County, NY. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   5. submitted on . • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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