Alden in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Secession & Reunion
With encouragement from President Harry S. Truman, Town Line residents gathered again in January 1946 at the schoolhouse, which had become a blacksmith shop, and voted 90-23 to officially return to the Union.
Erected 2013 by Alden Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #33 Harry S. Truman series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 42° 53.449′ N, 78° 34.624′ W. Marker is in Alden, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Broadway (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles east of Town Line Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alden NY 14004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town Line, N.Y. (about Site of First Grist Mill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Marilla Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The 150th Anniversary of the Start of the Civil War (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Willis Hotel (approx. 3.7 miles away); Marilla World War Honor Holl (approx. 3.7 miles away); Members of the United States Armed Forces (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Blacksmith Shop (approx. 3.8 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Town Line, N.Y. in the Civil War
Also see . . . Town Line, NY - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.