Pembroke in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
Location. 43° 1.657′ N, 78° 23.832′ W. Marker is in Pembroke, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Allegany Road (New York State Route 77) and Phelps Road (County Route 4), on the right when traveling north on Allegany Road. Marker is at the bridge over Tonawanda Creek in the hamlet of Indian Falls. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corfu NY 14036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 (approx. ¼ mile away); Schafer Farms (approx. half a mile away); Old Buffalo Road Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Town of Pembroke (approx. 2.4 miles away); 1800 Brick House 1963 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of First Permanent Settlement (approx. 2½ miles away); Basom Plot (approx. 3.1 miles away); Treaty of 1857 (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pembroke.
Regarding Morrot's Boulder Amusement Park. Phil Morrot opened The New Rialtro Park in Olcott, Niagara County, in 1940 but in a dispute over rent, he removed all his rides and later opened his own park here on May 28, 1949. He sold the park to Wilbert Stradtman in 1964.
Reference: Hirsh, Rose Ann. Western New York Amusement Parks, Arcadia Publishing, 2011.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 22, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.