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

This Memorial

 
 
Cheektowaga Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 2, 2017
1. Cheektowaga Vietnam Memorial
Inscription. This memorial is dedicated to those Americans who made the supreme sacrifice in Vietnam.
 
Erected by Buddy Knaus Post No 14 AMVETS.
 
Location. 42° 54.179′ N, 78° 45.24′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Ellicott Road and Union Road (Route 277), on the left when traveling north on Ellicott Road. Touch for map. Ellicott Road is the connector between the grade-separated junction of NY route 277 (Union Road) and NY route 130 (Broadway). The memorial is by the Town of Cheektowaga municipal buildings. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3301 Broadway, Buffalo NY 14227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heroic Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Toll Gate (about 400 feet away); Forks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 1.1 miles away); Site of Underground Railway Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bennet Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Cheektowaga Vietnam Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 2, 2017
2. Cheektowaga Vietnam Memorial
Union Rd. (NY 277) is below at left. Ellicott Rd. at right. Broadway (NY 130) passes over Union Rd. Broadway is parallel to the CSX mainline.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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