Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The French Connection
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— Buffalo Sabres Alumni Plaza —
Inspiration for the statue came from a Ron Mascati photograph taken during a playoff game at Memorial Auditorium on April
Erected 2012 by The Buffalo Sabres.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 42° 52.534′ N, 78° 52.538′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Perry Street and Illinois Street, on the left when traveling west on Perry Street. Marker is about 10 car-lengths west of the intersection in an open plaza area on the north side of the First Niagara Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Seymour Knox III Plaza, Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Cobblestone Historic District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Connecting Terminal and General Mills Elevators (about 800 feet away); Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (about 800 feet away); Canal and Harbor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo - An Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles Buffalo - A Network of Canals (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Big Picture (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Ruins at Canalside (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this marker. First Niagara Center was formerly named HSBC Arena.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.