Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
in honor of
Henry J. Nowak
Member of Congress
"The Billion Dollar Man"
for community service (1966-1992)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
in cooperation with
New York State
Departmetn of Environmental Conservation
City of Buffalo
Mayor James D. Griffin
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features.
Location. 42° 54.777′ N, 78° 54.167′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Robert Rich Way 0.2 miles south of Ferry Street Bridge, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the beginning of the Bird Island Pier at the south end of Unity Island and Broderick Park. Access is via the Ferry Street Bridge from Niagara Street (NY Route 266) and over the Black Rock Channel to Unity Island. 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. Harrowing Journey (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Broderick Park / Distinctive River Ecosystems (about 600 feet away); Black Rock Harbor / From Plantation to Promised Land (about 600 feet away); Underground Railroad River Crossing (approx. 0.2 miles away); International Crossing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Industrial Powerhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Ferry Street Bascule Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site of Fort Tompkins (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Also see . . .
1. Bird Island Pier - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on September 19, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Nowak, Henry James - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on September 19, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 267 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.