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North Tonawanda in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sweeney Cemetery

 
 
Sweeney Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
1. Sweeney Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This Cemetery was founded on Feb 12, 1868 as the Col. John Sweeney Rural Cemetery Association. Many graves are from the Tonawanda Burying Grounds formerly located along the Niagara River south of Tonawanda Creek. In 1921, the cemetery was reorganized and incorporated as the Col. John Sweeney Tonawanda Rural Cemetery Association.
 
Erected by Historical Society of the Tonawandas.
 
Location. 43° 1.756′ N, 78° 52.154′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Payne Avenue 0.1 miles south of Thompson Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dedicated to the Memory of Those Who Made the Greatest Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); Proud Tribute is Here Paid (within shouting distance of this marker); Herschell-Spillman Steam Boiler (approx. 0.2 miles away); Once Around is Never Enough (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Tonawanda (approx. half a mile away); Gastown
Northward on Payne Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
2. Northward on Payne Avenue
(approx. half a mile away); First Schoolhouse (approx. half a mile away); City of Tonawanda (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in North Tonawanda.
 
Regarding Sweeney Cemetery. Tonawanda Creek separates the City of North Tonawanda in Niagara County from the City of Tonawanda and the Town of Tonawanda in Erie County.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Southward on Payne Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
3. Southward on Payne Avenue
Marker face is parallel with the fence between the gate and the center of the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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