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

Peter B. Porter

 
 
Peter B. Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
1. Peter B. Porter Marker
Inscription.  General, Congressman and later Sec. of War, lived here until his home was destroyed by the British at the burning of Buffalo 1813
 
Erected 2012 by William C. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 42° 55.102′ N, 78° 53.951′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) 0.1 miles south of Auburn Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1270 Niagara Street, Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Ferry Street Bascule Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Underground Railroad River Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); International Crossing (approx. 0.3 miles away); Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land
Southward View Peter B. Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
2. Southward View Peter B. Porter Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harrowing Journey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nowak Pier (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .
1. Peter Buell Porter - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Porter, Peter Buell - Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Northward View Peter B. Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 7, 2014
3. Northward View Peter B. Porter Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on April 17, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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