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

The Erie Canal / Two Waterfronts

 
 
The Erie Canal Marker Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
1. The Erie Canal Marker Side
Facing south.
Inscription.
The Erie Canal
This site marks the west
end of the canal opened in
1825. It carried products
and people between Lake
Erie and the Hudson River.

Two Waterfronts
The convergence of lake and
canal made possible the
transfer of goods and
thus Buffalo's emergence as
Queen City of the Lakes.

 
Erected by Canal Society of N.Y.S.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Erie Canal marker series.
 
Location. 42° 52.607′ N, 78° 52.778′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Prime Street and Lloyd Street, on the left when traveling north on Prime Street. Click for map. Marker is at "Canalside" on the Buffalo waterfront. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rebirth & Renewal (within shouting distance of this marker); Harboring Hopes (within shouting distance of this marker); 106th Field Artillery Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Buffalo Cavalry Association (within
Two Waterfronts Marker Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
2. Two Waterfronts Marker Side
Facing north.
shouting distance of this marker); Dedicated to the Men of the 102nd Separate Battalion Coast Artillery Anti-Aircraft (within shouting distance of this marker); God Honor and Country (within shouting distance of this marker); In Recognition of Long and Faithful Service (within shouting distance of this marker); Wedding of the Waters (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  Canalside Buffalo - Location of Marker. (Submitted on June 17, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
3. Northward
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
4. Southward
The Skyway (NY Route 5) is in the background.
Marker & The Buffalo River image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
5. Marker & The Buffalo River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 20, 2016.
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