Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Soldiers & Sailors Monument
From these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave their last full measure of devotion and we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, and that this nation having had under God, a new birth of freedom, government of the people, by the people and for the people shall not perish from the earth. Abraham Lincoln.
Erected 1883 by City of Buffalo.
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 42° 53.14′ N, 78° 52.429′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Memorial is at the intersection of Lafayette Square and Main Street, in the median on Lafayette Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the First Meeting of the Optimist Club (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Site of the St. John House (about 300 feet away); Nikola Tesla (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Unitarian Congregational Society Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 0.2 miles away); "...With Liberty and Justice for All." (approx. 0.2 miles away); The City of Buffalo Sent 18893 Men to Serve in the Great War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this monument. The base was laid in 1882; Mayor Grover Cleveland was present for its laying. It was rebuilt in 1889 due to uneven settling of the base.
Also see . . .
1. Soldier & Sailors Monument in Lafayette Square - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on March 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Lafayette Square (Buffalo) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.