“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Job's Last Stand

Legends & Lore

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1. Job's Last Stand Marker
Inscription.  Near here, Job Hoisington gave his life when he held the enemy & allowed Hull's militia to escape Buffalo's burning. Dec. 30, 1813.
Erected 2015 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation and New York Folklore Society. (Marker Number 6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, and the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series lists.
Location. 42° 54.148′ N, 78° 53.153′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Porter Avenue west of Plymouth Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 453 Porter Avenue, Buffalo NY 14201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Job Hoisington Buffalo's 1812 War Hero (a few steps from this marker); William G. Fargo Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Holy Angels Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Religious Body in Buffalo (approx.
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0.2 miles away); D'Youville College (approx. ¼ mile away); American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert "Frankie" Franklin (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Mary's-on-the-Hill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 24, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 24, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 25, 2020