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First Unitarian Congregational Society Building

 
 
First Unitarian Congregational Society Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. First Unitarian Congregational Society Building Marker
Inscription.  This building was erected in 1833 by the First Unitarian Congregational Society of Buffalo which worshipped here until 1880. Abraham Lincoln in February 1861, attended church services here and sat in the pew of his host Millard Fillmore.
 
Erected 1931.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #13 Millard Fillmore, the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln, the Lincoln 1861 Inaugural Train Stops, and the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) ⛪ series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 42° 53.088′ N, 78° 52.629′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Street and West Eagle Street, on the right when traveling south on Franklin Street. Marker is fixed to the corner of the building at the intersection, facing Franklin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 Franklin Street, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Our Legacy of Abundant Water (about 600 feet away, measured
Building & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Building & Marker
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in a direct line); Prudential (Guaranty) Building (about 600 feet away); "...With Liberty and Justice for All." (about 600 feet away); William McKinley (about 700 feet away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); The City of Buffalo Sent 18893 Men to Serve in the Great War (about 700 feet away); Niagara Square (about 700 feet away); Charles R. Turner (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Also see . . .  First Unitarian Church / Title Guarantee Building - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on March 5, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
South Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. South Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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