Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Pan-American Exposition
Historic New York
The only permanent structure, the white marble New York State building, designed by George Cary, resembled a classic Greek template. Later enlarged by the City of Buffalo, it houses the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society, organized in 1862.
On September 6th, while receiving visitors at the Temple of Music, President William McKinley was shot;
Erected 1967 by New York State Education Department.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features. In addition, it is included in the Historic New York State series list.
Location. 42° 56.1′ N, 78° 52.613′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Nottingham Terrace east of Elmwood Avenue. The marker is located at the south end of parking lot of the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Nottingham Court, 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. Highlights of Buffalo History (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Scajaquada Creek (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Commemorate the Gallantry of (about 300 feet away); The Japanese Garden on Mirror Lake (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Pan-American Exposition (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo's Olmsted Parks President McKinley (approx. 0.3 miles away); McMillan (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . .
1. The Pan-American Exposition. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Pan American Exposition 1901 Buffalo. The Pan American Exposition from the point of view of those visiting it. Includes a self-guided virtual tour. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
3. Illuminations: Revisiting the Buffalo Pan-American Exposition of 1901 - University at Buffalo Lib. (Submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 765 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2012, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 4, 5. submitted on June 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.