Park Meadow in Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Temple of Music
which covered this spot
was fatally shot Sept. 6, 1901.
Erected 1921 by the Buffalo Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #25 William McKinley series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1936.
Location. 42° 56.321′ N, 78° 52.419′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. It is in Park Meadow. Marker is on Fordham Drive, ¼ mile east of Elmwood Avenue, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Fordham Drive, Buffalo NY 14216, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Commemorate the Gallantry of (approx. ¼ mile away); The Japanese Garden on Mirror Lake (approx. ¼ mile away); Pan-American Exposition (approx. ¼ mile away); Buffalo's Olmsted Parks (approx. ¼ mile away); Highlights of Buffalo History (approx. ¼ mile away); The Pan-American Exposition (approx. 0.3 miles away); Historic Scajaquada Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); McMillan (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . .
1. "Lights Out in the City of Light"- Anarchy and Assassination at the Pan-American Exposition. Wayback Machine website entry (Submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Assassination of President William McKinley. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on June 28, 2011.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,560 times since then and 161 times this year. It was the Marker of the Week September 6, 2015. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 4. submitted on January 1, 2015. 5. submitted on September 9, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.