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Tree planted November 30, 1925

 
 
Tree planted November 30, 1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Cutrona, September 3, 2019
1. Tree planted November 30, 1925 Marker
Inscription.  
Tree planted November 30, 1925
by
Wm. Richardson Woman’s Relief Corps No. 59
Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
In Honor of
Bidwell-Wilkenson Post No. 9 Grand Army of the Republic
Bidwell Post No. 9 Organized April 1, 1870
J.W. Wilkenson Post No. 87 Organized May 15, 1871
Consolidated April 28, 1880

Tree planted November 30, 1925
Wm. Richardson Woman’s Relief Corps No. 59
Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
In Honor of
WM. Richardson Post No. 254 Grand Army of the Republic
Organized September 10, 1883

Tree planted November 30, 1925
by
Chapin Woman’s Relief Corps No. 4
Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic
In Honor of
Chapin Post No. 2 Grand Army of the Republic
Organized 1866

This stone was cut from the base
of the William McKinley sarcophagus
which was damaged by fire at Canton, Ohio.
Presented by William C. Maltby
in memory of
his father George W. Maltby of the 108 N.Y.V.
Member of Bidwell Wilkenson Post No. 9.

 
Erected
Tree planted November 30, 1925 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sue Cutrona, September 3, 2019
2. Tree planted November 30, 1925 Marker
The three trees.
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1925.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley series list.
 
Location. 42° 56.028′ N, 78° 52.008′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Memorial is at the intersection of Scajaquada Expressway (New York State Route 198) and Deleware Avenue (New York State Route 384), on the right when traveling east on Scajaquada Expressway. Located in Delaware Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McMillan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Albert James Myer, M.D. (about 700 feet away); Ebenezer Walden (about 700 feet away); Brigadier General Albert James Myer (about 700 feet away); Buffalo's Olmsted Parks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pan-American Exposition (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Millard Fillmore (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick Law Olmsted (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. Originally commemorated four trees; one plaque is missing from the stone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Sue Cutrona of Buffalo, New York. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Sue Cutrona of Buffalo, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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