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

West Boston

 
 
West Boston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 10, 2016
1. West Boston Marker
Inscription.  West Boston
A German evangelical church
was organized 1834 with 20
members. Rev. Jacob Bastian
served for many years. All
that remains ia a cemetery.

 
Erected 2012 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 42° 39.421′ N, 78° 47.959′ W. Marker is in Boston, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Feddick Road (County Route 469) 0.6 miles south of Keller Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker can only be seen southbound, and at a considerable distance at that. Marker is on an unpaved dead end access that deviates from the paved road as the paved road descends in elevation. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8300 Feddick Road, Hamburg NY 14075, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the John Love Murder (approx. 1.6 miles away); Typhoid Traced to Well
Access - Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 10, 2016
2. Access - Southward
Paved Feddick Road at left. Unpaved access at right. Marker in extreme distance at right, before the trees.
(approx. 2.3 miles away); First Fire Company (approx. 2.3 miles away); Home of Tallcut Patchin (approx. 2˝ miles away); Boston's First Settler (approx. 2.8 miles away); Clarksburg (approx. 3 miles away); Horton Hill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Boston, N.Y. War Honor Roll (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
 
West Boston Marker & Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 10, 2016
3. West Boston Marker & Cemetery
West Boston Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 10, 2016
4. West Boston Cemetery
Spy some of the headstones.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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