Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Flint Hill Encampment
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
Location. 42° 56.292′ N, 78° 51.227′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Meadow Drive, 0.2 miles north of Jewett Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at locked Gate 8, the Gorilla Gate, of the Buffalo Zoo on Meadow Drive, which is a one-way park road in Delaware Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unnamed Soldiers of the War of 1812 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Zoo (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Exceptional Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Remarkable Partnership (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Integrated Landscape (approx. 0.3 miles away); An Architectural TreasureFrank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this marker. Use this marker to find the 1896 marker in the meadow/golf course in Delaware Park. Refer to that marker in this database.
Regarding The Flint Hill Encampment. There is another Flint Encampment Marker on Main Street (NY Route 5) at Humboldt Parkway.
Also see . . . Monument Honors Buffalo's War of 1812 Veterans - WBFO (National Public Radio). News article about the marker at Gate 8 directing the reader to the 1896 marker. (Submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 5, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.