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Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary

 
 
Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
1. Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
The figure at the top of the marker reads, "Ji-Ik-Do-Wah-Gah, Town of Cheektowaga, Incorporated March 22, 1839. Land of the Crabapple.
Inscription.  The defeated Indian League of the Iroquois received a large reservation across Erie County, at the end of the American Revolution. William Street forms part of the north boundary of this Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation. The final sale treaty, signed in 1842, ended the 65 year Indian occupation of the reservation in southern Cheektowaga. Erected by Town Board, Town of Cheektowaga, 1964.
 
Erected 1964 by Cheektowaga Town Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPeaceWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 42° 53.048′ N, 78° 46.301′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of William Street and Starlite Avenue, on the right on William Street. Marker is about three blocks west of Interstate 90. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2660 William Street, Buffalo NY 14227, 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. Forks (approx. 1.3 miles away); This Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Heroic Dead (approx.
Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
2. Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
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1.6 miles away); The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bennet Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Site of Toll Gate (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Underground Railway Station (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Creek Reservation - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Closer Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
3. Closer Westward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
Eastward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2014
4. Eastward View Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 956 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022