West Seneca in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
On April 26, 1865 3 miles from Port Royal Virginia, Private Ulrich, one of 25 men of Company E - 16th New York (Lincoln's Avenger) Cavalry, captured John Wilkes Booth the assassin of President Abraham Lincoln.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Events • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 19, 1918.
Location. 42° 48.724′ N, 78° 45.365′ W. Marker is in West Seneca, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Reserve Road, 0.2 miles west of Union Road. Marker is in the cemetery of Trinity Lutheran Church at this address. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 Reserve Road, Buffalo NY 14224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Peter's UCC (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michael Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Ebenezer House (approx. 1˝ miles away); Community of True Inspiration Residence Onondaga Village (approx. 1˝ miles away); Red Jacket (approx. 1˝ miles away); Ebenezer School (approx. 1˝ miles away); Kau-Qua-Tau (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Seneca.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2011, by James Pace of West Seneca, New York, USA. This page has been viewed 1,298 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2011, by James Pace of West Seneca, New York, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.