Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The French Connection
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—Buﬀalo Sabres Alumni Plaza —
Inspiration for the statue came from a Ron Mascati photograph taken during a playoff game at Memorial Auditorium on April 27, 1975 which features all three members of The French Connection. During the game in which the photograph was taken, all three members of the French Connection scored a goal to lead the Sabres
Erected 2012 by The Buffalo Sabres.
Location. 42° 52.534′ N, 78° 52.538′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Perry Street and Illinois Street, on the left when traveling west on Perry Street. Touch for map. Marker is about 10 car-lengths west of the intersection in an open plaza area on the north side of the First Niagara Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cobblestone Historic District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Connecting Terminal and General Mills Elevators (about 800 feet away); Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (about 800 feet away); Buffalo - An Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo - A Network of Canals (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Big Picture (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harboring Hopes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rebirth & Renewal (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.