Elma in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
prospered around R.R. depot
est. near here ca. 1870.
Coal & lumber dealers,
blacksmith, saloon, Post
Office & school built nearby.
Erected 2018 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 510.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
Location. 42° 49.623′ N, 78° 38.195′ W. Marker is in Elma, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Bowen Road, 0.3 miles north of Rice Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2031 Bowen Road, Elma NY 14059, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elma Town Museum (approx. 1.7 miles away); 1844 Springbrook Mill Gear Assembly (approx. 1.7 miles away); Big Flats (approx. 1.7 miles away); Elma Village Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Spring Brook North Star Tavern (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lewis Northrup (approx. 2.4 miles away); East Elma (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elma.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 25, 2021, by Brian D. Szafranski of Elma, New York.