“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hamburg in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

First Town Meeting

First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, November 22, 2018
1. First Town Meeting Marker
The First Town Meeting of Hamburg was held near this site. At the home of Jacob Wright, on April 7, 1812. This area was then known as Wright's Corners.
Erected 1967 by The Hamburg Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable EventsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is April 7, 1812.
Location. 42° 44.566′ N, 78° 47.903′ W. Marker is in Hamburg, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Abbot Road north of Bayview Road, on the left when traveling north. Located at the southernmost entrance to Hillcrest Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5223 Abbott Road, Hamburg NY 14075, 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. Site of Abbot's Corners Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Donald "Duke" Spittler (approx. 1.8 miles away); Village of Hamburg Historic Walking Tour (approx. 2.4 miles away); Anna Mae Bacon Bird Sanctuary (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Village of Hamburg
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); Main Street Village of Hamburg (approx. 2˝ miles away); Smith Alley (approx. 2˝ miles away); Kronenberg Alley (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hamburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 9, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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