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Miles Gilbert “Tim” Horton

 
 
Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton Marker
Inscription. Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton played his first game, on this site, as a member of the Buffalo Sabres at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium against the Atlanta Flames on Onctober 8, 1972. Horton capped off his professional playing career with the Buffalo Sabres, playing defense from the start of the 1972 season until his untimely death on February 21, 1974. Throughout his 25-year career in the National Hockey League, Horton played 1,446 regular-season games, scoring 115 goals and 403 assists for a total of 518 points. In 1964, Horton founded his namesake restaurant chain, which opened its first U.S. location in 1985 in Amherst, NY. This statue was sculpted by renowned American artist Jerry McKenna of Boerne, Tx.
 
Erected by Tim Hortons USA & the local Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant owners.
 
Location. 42° 52.64′ N, 78° 52.636′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Marine Drive and Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Marine Drive. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Scott Street, Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buffalo - A Network of Canals (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton Marker & Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton Marker & Sculpture
line); Buffalo - An Industrial Powerhouse (about 400 feet away); The Big Picture (about 400 feet away); Buffalo Riverfront Historical Eras to 1930 (about 500 feet away); The Grand Canal (about 500 feet away); Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor (about 500 feet away); Buffalo - Queen City of the Lakes (about 500 feet away); Harboring Hopes (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .
1. Buffalo Memorial Auditorium - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 6, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Tim Horton - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 6, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 177 times since then and 29 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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