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Buffalo Seminary

 
 
Buffalo Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
1. Buffalo Seminary Marker
Inscription. Founded 1851 as Buffalo Female Academy. First located on Johnson Park, the school moved to present site in 1909. The seminary remains the first and only non-sectarian private high school for girls in western New York.
 
Erected 1975 by Erie County Bicentennial Commission, Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 42° 55.474′ N, 78° 52.491′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Bidwell Parkway and Potomac Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Bidwell Parkway. Click for map. Marker is fixed to the building at the Bidwell Parkway door. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Bidwell Parkway, Buffalo NY 14222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of John A. Boechat (approx. 0.4 miles away); Park Lane Condominium (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Daniel Davidson Bidwell (approx. half a mile away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. half a mile away); Red Jacket
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
2. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
B.F.A. for Buffalo Female Academy. B.S. for Buffalo Seminary.
(approx. half a mile away); Lafayette High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Milburn House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum. Bidwell Parkway runs southwest-northeast and has an unusually wide center divider.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Seminary - Story. (Submitted on January 19, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Northeast on Bidwell Parkway image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
3. Northeast on Bidwell Parkway
Bidwell Parkway is left. Potomac Avenue is right.
Marker at Bidwell Parkway Door - Left image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
4. Marker at Bidwell Parkway Door - Left
Also the National Register plaque, opposite.
Buffalo Seminary image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
5. Buffalo Seminary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 240 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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