Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Underground Railroad River Crossing
Erected 1996 by Harriet Tubman 300's Club, Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RR • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 42° 54.908′ N, 78° 54.174′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Robert Rich Way and Ferry Street Bridge, on the right when traveling south on Robert Rich Way. Marker is on Unity Island (nee Squaw Island) on the south part of the Island in Broderick Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. International Crossing (a few steps from this marker); Industrial Powerhouse (a few steps from this marker); West Ferry Street Bascule Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrowing Journey (within shouting distance of this marker); Nowak Pier (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter B. Porter (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this marker. The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 187 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.