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Thomas V. Welch

Mansion Est. 1883

 
 
Thomas V. Welch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 26, 2015
1. Thomas V. Welch Marker
Inscription. Founder of the Free Niagara Movement, he helped to preserve Niagara Falls in its natural beauty for the world and make it the first state park in the U.S. in 1885.
 
Location. 43° 5.276′ N, 79° 2.587′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Portage Road and Welch Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Portage Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 341 Portage Road, Niagara Falls NY 14303, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Falls Portage (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Blockhouse (approx. mile away); Portage Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Portage Road (approx. half a mile away); The Niagara River Portage and the Old Stone Chimney (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Stone Chimney (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Niagara Falls Medal of Honor Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Marker at the entrance to Niagara State Park
 
Also see . . .  Thomas Vincent Welch - Wikipedia.
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 26, 2015
2. Northward
(Submitted on August 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Environment
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 26, 2015
3. Eastward
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 16 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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