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Erastus Granger

 
 
Erastus Granger Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Erastus Granger Marker
Inscription.  
Erastus Granger
Seneca Indian Agent, judge,
Post Master & Collector of
the Port, lived here 1806-1826.
He rallied Seneca to defend
Buffalo during War of 1812.

 
Erected 2012 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 42° 55.448′ N, 78° 51.382′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.2 miles north of West Delavan Avenue. Marker is in Area 20 of Forest Lawn Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14208, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. On This Day of May 30, 1991, The Semper Fidelis Post #356 (within shouting distance of this marker); To Honor the Memory of Our Dead (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); To Preserve the Memories (about 400 feet away); Forest Lawn Cemetery (about
Southward image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Southward
Towards the Main Street entrance to the cemetery. Google street view is available within the cemetery.
Click or scan to see
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500 feet away); All Veterans / Middle East Wars Monument (about 600 feet away); Commemoration for African American Soldiers of the American Civil War (about 600 feet away); Dedicated to our Boys and Girls (about 700 feet away); This Monument Honors the Soldiers and Sailors (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. From the Main Street entrance to the cemetery, turn right twice, cross a bridge, and it is at the next intersection on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 29, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 29, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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Oct. 5, 2022