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

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

Rebecca Gilbert and Elizabeth Peart

Rebecca Gilbert and Elizabeth Peart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Cutrona, 2018
1. Rebecca Gilbert and Elizabeth Peart Marker
Inscription.  . First white women to reside within the limits of Buffalo. Taken as captives from Pennsylvania in 1780, they lived among the Seneca Indians until their release in 1782.

Original marker dedicated July 9, 1937.

Replaced by the New York State Society Daughters of the American Colonists

Mrs. John Landers, State Regent July 27, 2007
Erected 1937 by Daughters of the American Colonists.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWomen.
Location. 42° 51.315′ N, 78° 48.1′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Buffum Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14210, 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. Seneca Indian Park (here, next to this marker); Final resting place of The Senecas (a few steps from this marker); Buffalo Municipal Baseball Association (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kaisertown's Fallen Heroes (approx. 1.3 miles away); To Honor the Men and Women
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Middle East Conflict (approx. 1.3 miles away); Korea (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this marker. Seneca Indian Park
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2019. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 14, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 8, 2021