Orchard Park in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Orchard Park Depot
the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway through the generous efforts of wealthy Orchard Park philanthropist, Harry Yates.
the vacant depot and freight house were purchased by local resident developers, Mr. & Mrs. Edmund F. Burke and family.
to insure restoration and preservation of this historic site, the Burke Family generously donated the land and building to the Western New York Railway Historical Society.
The restored 1912 grandeaur
appearence was made possible through energetic labors of the society.
Location. 42° 45.516′ N, 78° 44.829′ W. Marker is in Orchard Park, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from South Lincoln Avenue 0.1 miles south of West Highland Avenue. Click for map. Marker is affixed to the depot on the grounds of the Western New York Railway Historical Society at the foot of South Lincoln Avenue near the parking lot for the public library. Marker is in this post office area: Orchard Park NY 14127, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Orchard Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair (approx. half a mile away); Orchard Park Jolls Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); David Eddy (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Orchard Park (approx. one mile away); Obadiah Baker Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orchard Park.
Also see . . . Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Station (Orchard Park, New York) - Wikipedia. National Register of Historic Places - 2007 (Submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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