Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Squaw Island - Divided Island
War of 1812
Erected 2011 by Black Rock Heritage Trail.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 42° 55.889′ N, 78° 54.023′ W. Marker was in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker was on Niagara Street (New York State Route 266) north of Squaw Island Park Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. This historic marker is located just off of Niagara Street along the entrance to Squaw Island Park. The historic marker site is just south of the railroad overpass that carries the tracks that go over Squaw Island and then crosses the Niagara River on the way to Canada. Marker was in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14207, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Porter Square (within shouting distance of this marker); International Railroad Bridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Market Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Market Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Black Rock Harbor (approx. ¼ mile away); Black Rock (approx. ¼ mile away); Burning of Blackrock and Buffalo (approx. ¼ mile away); Jacob Smith House and Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
Regarding Squaw Island - Divided Island. The name of the island has been officially changed to Unity Island. The marker is missing, perhaps due to the name change.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 4. submitted on July 4, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.