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Tonawanda in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Burial Land Since 1816

 
 
Burial Land Since 1816 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Burial Land Since 1816 Marker
Inscription.  This is one of the early cemeteries in the Town of Tonawanda. Donated by Jeremiah and David Failing, it is now known as the Failing Cemetery.
 
Erected 1971 by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1816.
 
Location. 42° 58.649′ N, 78° 52.01′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Delaware Road and Willow Breeze Road, on the right when traveling north on Delaware Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sheridan Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenmore-Tonawanda Honors the Memory (approx. one mile away); Kenmore - Tonawanda Municipal Building (approx. one mile away); In Memory of Those Who Gave Their Lives (approx. one mile away); Tonawanda Rails to Trails (approx. 1.1 miles away); Town of Tonawanda Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away);
Marker at Right image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Marker at Right
View from Willow Breeze Road. Stop sign is Delaware Road. (Not to be confused with nearby Delaware Avenue.)
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Louis P.A. Eberhardt Home (approx. 1.3 miles away); German Evangelical Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. Southward
Delaware Road. Marker at left.
Marker & Failing Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
4. Marker & Failing Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 28, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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