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Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary

 
 
Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
1. Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
The figure at the top of the marker reads, "Ji-Ik-Do-Wah-Gah, Town of Cheektowaga, Incorporated March 22, 1839. Land of the Crabapple.
Inscription. The defeated Indian League of the Iroquois received a large reservation across Erie County, at the end of the American Revolution. William Street forms part of the north boundary of this Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation. The final sale treaty, signed in 1842, ended the 65 year Indian occupation of the reservation in southern Cheektowaga. Erected by Town Board, Town of Cheektowaga, 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Cheektowaga Town Board.
 
Location. 42° 53.048′ N, 78° 46.301′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of William Street and Starlite Avenue, on the right on William Street. Click for map. Marker is about three blocks west of Interstate 90. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2660 William Street, Buffalo NY 14227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bennet Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Toll Gate (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Underground Railway Station (approx.
Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
2. Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
2 miles away); Jack Berry's Town (approx. 2.2 miles away); Christian Metz Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fourteen Holy Helpers R. C. Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Creek Reservation - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansPeaceWar, US Revolutionary
 
Closer Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
3. Closer Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
Eastward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
4. Eastward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 576 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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