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

Buffum Homestead

 
 
Buffum Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 6, 2017
1. Buffum Homestead Marker
Inscription.
Buffum Homestead
——
Site of and original frame
building in Township of Colden.
Built in 1810 by Richard Buffum
for home and first inn.
Became post office in 1833
as well as meeting place for
Livingstone Lodge No. 255
F.& A. M. Later used as
tavern and Town Hall.

 
Erected 1971 by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 42° 38.629′ N, 78° 41.156′ W. Marker is in Colden, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Colden Road (County Route 222) and Lower East Hill Road (County Route 441), on the left when traveling west on Boston Colden Road. Touch for map. Marker & inn are three lots west of NY route 240. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8335 Boston Colden Road, Colden NY 14033, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffum Inn (a few steps from this marker); Colden United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Colden Honors Our Men & Women (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Alfred M. Kalinowski
Buffum Homestead & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 6, 2017
2. Buffum Homestead & Marker
View is eastward.
(about 400 feet away); Colden (about 500 feet away); Pioneer Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Viet Nam War (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colden.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 141 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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