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

The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2

 
 
The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 Marker
Inscription. The original site of Forks Hose Company #2 established Oct 11th 1911 and later the site of the Forks Hotel, famous for Eddie Fechter's magic.
 
Location. 42° 54.223′ N, 78° 45.272′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (New York State Route 130) and Union Road (Route 277) on Broadway. Click for map. The intersection of Broadway and Union Road is grade-separated. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3251 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Toll Gate (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bellevue (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Underground Railway Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bennet Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary (approx. 1.6 miles away); George Urban, Jr. Residence (approx. 2.2 miles away); War of 1812 Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
More about this marker. Site currently occupied by the Town of Cheektowaga Federal Credit Union.
 
Also see . . .  Eddie Fechter - Magicpedia, Genii Magazine
Eastward - Broadway image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. Eastward - Broadway
Broadway bridges Union Road here.
. (Submitted on March 13, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
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Southward - Union Road (NY 277) at Left image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Southward - Union Road (NY 277) at Left
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 211 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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