Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Oliver Hazard Perry Monument
1785 - 1819
Location. 42° 54.061′ N, 78° 53.895′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Porter Avenue. Click for map. The monument is in Front Park, a City of Buffalo park. Vehicular access is off Porter Avenue between I-190 and Baird Way. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 28th U. S. Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert "Frankie" Franklin (approx. 0.3 miles away); American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's-on-the-Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Waterfront Sites (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Best Planned City" (approx. 0.4 miles away); D'Youville College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
Regarding Oliver Hazard Perry Monument. Perry defeated the British fleet on Lake Erie in the War of 1812, reporting to General William Henry Harrison, "We have met the enemy, and they are ours..."
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers, monuments and memorials of Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie
Also see . . .
1. Oliver Hazard Perry - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Charles Henry Niehaus - Wikipedia. The sculptor of this statue. (Submitted on January 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Front Park - Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy. Front Park was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted who is regarded as the founder of landscape architecture. (Submitted on January 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 89 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 9. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.