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

The Flint Hill Encampment

 
 
The Flint Hill Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 4, 2014
1. The Flint Hill Encampment Marker
Inscription. During the War of 1812, 300 American soldiers died in a camp in this area, and are buried below the large boulder directly behind you in the park meadow. 1812-2012.
 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 42° 56.292′ N, 78° 51.227′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Meadow Drive 0.2 miles north of Jewett Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at locked Gate 8, the Gorilla Gate, of the Buffalo Zoo on Meadow Drive, which is a one-way park road in Delaware Park. 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. Unnamed Soldiers of the War of 1812 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Zoo (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Architectural Treasure (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); Albert James Myer, M.D. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ebenezer Walden (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brigadier General Albert James Myer (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. Use this marker to
Approaching The Flint Hill Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 4, 2014
2. Approaching The Flint Hill Encampment Marker
Note that parallel parking begins here.
find the 1896 marker in the meadow/golf course in Delaware Park. Refer to that marker in this database.
 
Regarding The Flint Hill Encampment. There is another Flint Encampment Marker on Main Street (NY Route 5) at Humboldt Parkway.
 
Also see . . .  Monument Honors Buffalo's War of 1812 Veterans - WBFO (National Public Radio). News article about the marker at Gate 8 directing the reader to the 1896 marker. (Submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
The Flint Hill Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 4, 2014
3. The Flint Hill Encampment Marker
Marker is at ground-level among the red flowers.
Reverse View The Flint Hill Encampment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 4, 2014
4. Reverse View The Flint Hill Encampment Marker
Meadow Drive is one-way.
Wide View The Flint Hill Encampment Marker and Gate 8 image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 4, 2014
5. Wide View The Flint Hill Encampment Marker and Gate 8
Note the gorilla pictures.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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