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

Buffalo Main & Harbor Lights

 
 
Buffalo Main & Harbor Lights Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
1. Buffalo Main & Harbor Lights Marker
Inscription.
An Outdoor Lighthouse Museum.
Buffalo's complex harbor system has showcased many unique lights. Scan the harbor for the existing lights shown in this artist's conception. The lights shown as transparent have been demolished or moved to another site. One of the bottle lights has been relocated to Lighthouse Point and the other can be seen at Dunkirk's Memorial Park.

Lighthouse Service Headquarters.
Buffalo was rhe center of Lighthouse Service operations and maintenance for Lake Erie lighthouse complexes. The administration was headquartered here, as well as the repair ship and testing facilities.

Lighthouse Timeline. [mostly illegible]

Seaway Trail Lighthouses. [illegible index]
 
Erected by Seaway Trail, Inc.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Great Lakes Seaway Trail National Scenic Byway marker series.
 
Location. 42° 52.663′ N, 78° 53.392′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Fuhrmann Boulevard 1.3 miles north of The Skyway (New York State Route 5). Click for map. The marker is by the 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse. The marker is at the end of the gated Coast Guard walkway, open 10A to sunset. The walkway begins
Marker & 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
2. Marker & 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse
at the north terminus of Fuhrmann Boulevard. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Fuhrman Boulevard, Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buffalo Lightship (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo Water Intake, Horseshoe Reef Light (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo Harbor (a few steps from this marker); The 1833 Buffalo Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); International Shipmasters' Association (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Penobscot-Morania Collision (about 500 feet away); The Lifeboat Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Coast Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Bottle Light & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 3, 2015
3. Bottle Light & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 21 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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