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

Niagara Square

 
 
Niagara Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Niagara Square Marker
Inscription.
Niagara Square
Joseph Ellicott, agent for the Holland Land Company, surveyed and laid out this square in 1803-1804. The square and streets radiating from it remain as originally planned for the village of New Amsterdam.
 
Erected 1940 by New York State Education Department and Buffalo Junior Chamber of Commerce.
 
Location. 42° 53.191′ N, 78° 52.696′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Niagara Square and Delaware Avenue (New York State Route 384), in the median on Niagara Square. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Niagara Square, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William McKinley (a few steps from this marker); From Frontier to Major City / Buffalo City Hall (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo Burns!!! (a few steps from this marker); From Social Center to Civic Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Legacy of Abundant Water (within shouting distance of this marker); "...With Liberty and Justice for All."
Marker at the McKinley Monument image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Marker at the McKinley Monument
The marker is fixed to stone at the left of the steps for the McKinley Monument. The steps are opposite City Hall.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Charles R. Turner (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Manning Welch (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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