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

Big Flats

 
 
Big Flats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 6, 2017
1. Big Flats Marker
Inscription.
Big Flats
Site of Seneca Indian
Village ca. 1780-1842
later known as Milford or
Hurd or Briggs Mills
and then Elma Village.

 
Erected 2012 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation.
 
Location. 42° 51.062′ N, 78° 38.411′ W. Marker is in Elma, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Bowen Road 0.1 miles north of Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the Elma Town Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3011 Bowen Road, Elma NY 14059, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elma Town Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Elma Village Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); 1844 Springbrook Mill Gear Assembly (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spring Brook (approx. 2.9 miles away); Our Men Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (approx. 3.4 miles away); This Memorial is to Honor the Commitment (approx. 3.4 miles away); To Commemorate the Bravery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Zuidema-Idsardi House (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elma.
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Big Flats Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 6, 2017
2. Big Flats Marker
At the Elma Town Museum. View is northward.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 73 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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