Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tonawanda in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home

 
 
Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 18, 2016
1. Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home Marker
Inscription.
Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home
Kenmore's founder, Louis Phillip Adolph
Eberhardt built this home in 1893-94
and occupied it until 1918 when it was
acquired by the YWCA. This brownstone
home and its twin, built by LPA's brother
Fred, cost $150,000 each. They are
examples of the kind of homes planned
for this pioneer suburb during its first
decade, 1889-99. LPA's real estate office
was the small building across Delaware.

 
Erected 1975 by Erie Bicentennial Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 42° 59.64′ N, 78° 52.671′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Knoche Road 0.1 miles east of Elmwood Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is not at its original site due to the razing of the home it refers to. Marker is at the Town of Tonawanda History Museum, a former German evangelical church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Knoche Road, Tonawanda NY 14150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. German Evangelical Church (a few steps from this
On the Post of the Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 18, 2016
2. On the Post of the Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home Marker
It reads, "This historic marker originally stood at the site of the L.P.A. Eberhardt mansion, Delaware and West Hazeltine Avenues in Kenmore. When the mansion was razed in 1978, the marker and the sandstone cornice figure were among the artifacts obtained for preservation by the Tonawanda-Kenmore Historical Society."
marker); First Railroad (approx. mile away); Sheridan Drive (approx. one mile away); Tonawanda Rails to Trails (approx. 1.2 miles away); Town of Tonawanda Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Burial Land Since 1816 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Railroad Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tonawanda Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
Eberhardt Home Marker at German Evangelical Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 18, 2016
3. Eberhardt Home Marker at German Evangelical Church
Marker is to the right of the church, in the shaddow of the tree. This is now the Town of Tonawanda History Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 18, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
Paid Advertisement