Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Pan-American Exposition
Historic New York
The only permanent structure, the white marble New York State building, designed by George Cary, resembled a classic Greek template. Later enlarged by the City of Buffalo, it houses the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, organized in 1862.
On September 6th, while receiving visitors at the Temple of Music, President William McKinley was shot; he died eight days later. Theodore Roosevelt then took the oath of office as President of the United States in the Wilcox House, 641 Delaware Avenue.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic New York marker series.
Location. 42° 56.1′ N, 78° 52.613′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Nottingham Terrace east of Elmwood Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is located at the south end of parking lot of the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Nottingham Court, Buffalo NY 14216, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highlights of Buffalo History (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Scajaquada Creek (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Commemorate the Gallantry of (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Pan-American Exposition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo's Olmsted Parks (approx. 0.2 miles away); President McKinley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Scajaquada Creek Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . .
1. The Pan-American Exposition. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Pan American Exposition 1901 Buffalo. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Illuminations: Revisiting the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition of 1901 - University at Buffalo Lib. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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