Lockport in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Wyndham Lawn Home for Children was previously summer home of Governor Hunt
Erected 1935 by NY State Education Department.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Education.
Location. 43° 11.321′ N, 78° 40.591′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Niagara Road and Lake Ave (State Route 78), on the left when traveling east on Old Niagara Road. Marker is northwest at the intersection of NY 78 and Old Niagara Road; the Odd Fellows home is southeast, a gas station is northeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6395 Old Niagara Road, Lockport NY 14094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of Lockport Medal of Honor Recipients (within shouting distance of this marker); The Niagara Grape (approx. ¼ mile away); Gertrude Warren (approx. ¼ mile away); Original Niagara Grape Vine (approx. ¼ mile away); Toll Gate Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lockport (approx. half a mile away); The Lowertown Historic District (approx. ¾ mile away); Residence of Washington Hunt (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
Regarding Wyndham Lawn. Washington Hunt was a Governor of New York and a Congressman. See links for more information. Washington Hunt Elementary School on Rogers Avenue in Lockport was closed in 2013 by the Lockport City School District due to declining enrollment. Another marker in Lockport related to Washington Hunt is for his law office that was moved to Ontario Street.
Also see . . .
1. New Directions Foundation - Our History. Foundation website homepage (Submitted on January 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Washington Hunt. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Washington Hunt. Biographical Directory of the US Congress website entry (Submitted on January 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 10, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.