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Wilson in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lake Island Park

 
 
Lake Island Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 25, 2019
1. Lake Island Park Marker
Inscription.  
Lake Island Park
Popular amusement park
opened ca. 1889. Included
water slide, ball field &
dance pavilion. Became
Tuscarora Park Club in 1923.

 
Erected 2019 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 579.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 43° 18.833′ N, 78° 50.15′ W. Marker is in Wilson, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Shore Drive, 0.2 miles north of Park Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilson NY 14172, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lake Island Park, Wintergreen Island, Tugwell Island & Clark Island (here, next to this marker); Greenwood Veterans' Memorial Park (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Memorial in Memory of 1st Lt. Michael E. Witkop (about 700 feet away); A Solemn Tribute to the Men and Women of Wilson who Served
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(about 700 feet away); O'Connell Island (approx. 0.2 miles away); Park and Harbor Streets (approx. 0.2 miles away); Port of Entry Marker and Wilson Boat House (approx. ¼ mile away); Wilson Harbor (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilson.
 
Lake Island Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 25, 2019
2. Lake Island Park Marker
Shore Drive loops left. The lot and bridge to Clark Island (private) is to the right.
Clark Island is leased to the Tuscarora Yacht Club image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 25, 2019
3. Clark Island is leased to the Tuscarora Yacht Club
Lake Island Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, October 25, 2019
4. Lake Island Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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