Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Black Rock Harbor
Designated as the western most
Port of the Erie Canal for
Transfer of passengers and cargo
Erected 1976 by Black Rock Businessmens Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Erie Canal series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1823.
Location. 42° 56.085′ N, 78° 54.104′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Amherst Street east of Niagara Street (New York State Route 266), on the left when traveling east. This is historic marker is on the flat slab of concrete that a large boulder rests upon, very near the curb of the street, near the southeast corner of the Black Rock community park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 Amherst Street, Buffalo NY 14207, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Square (here, next to this marker); Black Rock (here, next to this marker); Burning of Blackrock and BuffaloMarket Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen W. Howell (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Smith House and Tavern (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. John's Church (about 600 feet away); Buffalo and Niagara Falls Railroad (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 741 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.