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

Site of First Post Office in Present Orchard Park Township

 
 
Site of First Post Office in Present Orchard Park Township Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Site of First Post Office in Present Orchard Park Township Marker
Inscription. Established at John Green's Tavern, April 8, 1814 and discontinued April 13, 1820. Mail arrived at this post office 3 times weekly. Settlers traveled miles to receive their mail here.
 
Erected 1971 by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 42° 43.974′ N, 78° 44.947′ W. Marker is in Orchard Park, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Ridge Road (New York State Route 277) and Powers Road, on the left when traveling south on Chestnut Ridge Road. Click for map. Marker is immediately north of the intersection on the slope of the embankment. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erie County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Village of Orchard Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Orchard Park Depot (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair (approx. 2.3 miles away); Orchard Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Jolls Homestead (approx. 2.4 miles away); David Eddy (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Orchard Park (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orchard Park.
 
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Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Southward
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Northward
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 2 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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