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

Sheridan Drive

 
 
Sheridan Drive Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2014
1. Sheridan Drive Marker
Inscription.  Sheridan Drive constructed for a greater Niagara Frontier 1923-1925. Dedicated to improved highways transportation. Town Board. J. Fred Moore, Supervisor. Elmer W. Johnson, Town Clerk. Samuel Seitz, Justice. Edward A. Jones, Justice. Robert M. Zimmerman, Justice. Fred B. Eberhardt, Justice. Fed Ebling, Supt. of Highways. George C. Diehl, Engineer.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 42° 58.858′ N, 78° 52.239′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Sheridan Drive (New York State Route 324) just east of Delaware Ave (New York State Route 384), in the median. Marker is across from the Tops Market parking lot entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14223, 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. Burial Land Since 1816 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home (approx. one mile away); German Evangelical Church (approx. one mile away); Tonawanda Rails to Trails (approx. 1.1 miles away); Town of Tonawanda Veterans Memorial
Eastward View Sheridan Drive Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 7, 2014
2. Eastward View Sheridan Drive Marker
Marker is on the side of the stone pedestal on the median. Picture taken from aside the Tops Market parking lot, north side of Sheridan Drive, during a short break in the traffic due to traffic light timing. Delaware Ave (NY 384) is at the traffic light in the distance.
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Kenmore-Tonawanda Honors the Memory (approx. 1.2 miles away); Kenmore - Tonawanda Municipal Building (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
More about this marker. Sheridan Drive is very wide and very busy. The marker is on the north and south sides of a wide stone pedestal, framed by the pedestal, facing parallel with the road. There is very little space between the face of the marker and the left lanes of the divided road.
 
Also see . . .  NY State Route 324 - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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