Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
Location. 42° 54.186′ N, 78° 53.611′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Memorial is at the intersection of Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) and Connecticut Street, on the left when traveling north on Niagara Street. Memorial is located in front of the Connecticut Street Armory. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 184 Connecticut Street, Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert "Frankie" Franklin (a few steps from this marker); St. Mary's-on-the-Hill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); D'Youville College (about 800 feet away); Holy Angels Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry (approx. Oliver Hazard Perry Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); William G. Fargo Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); 28th U. S. Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Regarding American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory. The front half of the armory interior was destroyed by fire in 1982 that collapsed the roof. It was rebuilt. The rear half was saved by a firewall.
Also see . . .
1. Connecticut Street Armory - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 14, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. American Doughboy - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. Many close pictures. (Submitted on January 24, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. John Paulding's Doughboys - Doughboy Searcher. This is not a Viquesney doughboy, "...it's the Viquesney Doughboy that's the lookalike. John Paulding beat E. M. Viquesney to the copyright office by five months in 1920 (which might have been the basis for a copyright infringement lawsuit filed against Viquesney in 1922..." (Submitted on January 24, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Dedicated to the Memory of
Martin, Russell I. ∙ Matthews, John J. ∙ McDonald, Samuel J. ∙ McGuire, Edward J. ∙ McKnight, Raymond ∙ Measor, John W. ∙ Miller, Roscoe C. ∙ Murphy, Christopher F. ∙ Murray, Daniel, A. ∙ Murray, Roy Q. ∙ Nyhart, Herbert E. ∙ O’Connor, Timothy ∙ O’Donnell, John G. ∙ Parker, Harold D. ∙ Pierce, Edward P. ∙Platt, Lawrence H. ∙Pohlmann, William J. ∙ Ricketts, Jack R. ∙ Roos, James J. ∙Ross, Albert J. ∙ Roth, Fred J. ∙ Royce, George W. ∙ Sager, Gail H. ∙Schaefer, John M. ∙ Schenk, Frank A. ∙ Schreiner, Edwin S. ∙ Scott, Charles F. ∙ Scott, Fay M. ∙Seager, Cecil A. ∙ Sennett, William C. ∙ Seymour, Wm. D. ∙ Smith, Harold S. ∙ Smith, Joseph W. ∙ Souter, James C. ∙ Steves, Charles E. ∙ Tates, Arthur ∙ Ward, Henry W. ∙ Watersheath, Norman A. ∙ Weber, Arthur H. ∙Weide, Earl C. ∙Welch, Samuel G. ∙ Wright, Arthur C. ∙ Yund, Joseph J.
By the Veterans Association 74th Inf. N.Y.N.G.
— Submitted January 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.