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

First Polish Colony

 
 
First Polish Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. First Polish Colony Marker
Inscription. First Polish colony settled here in 1873. St. Stanislaus Parish was established by the Rev. Dean John Pitass, who became founder of the great Polish east side of Buffalo.
 
Erected 1966.
 
Location. 42° 53.277′ N, 78° 50.437′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Peckham Street and Townsend Street, on the left when traveling east on Peckham Street. Click for map. Marker is left of the front entrance to the church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 289 Peckham Street, Buffalo NY 14206, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Stanislaus Church (here, next to this marker); Corpus Christi Church Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Father Justin Rosary Hour (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Ann's Church (approx. half a mile away); The Buffalo Stockyards (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Nash House (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Wells Brown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mary B. Talbert (approx. 1.4 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.
 
Also see . . .
First Polish Colony Marker - Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. First Polish Colony Marker - Left Side
By the exterior lamp.
 Saint Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church. (Submitted on March 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Saint Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Saint Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 139 times since then. 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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