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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Joncaire Trading Post

 
 
Joncaire Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
1. Joncaire Trading Post Marker
Inscription.
Near here the Frenchman
Chabert Joncaire in 1758
set up the first white
establishment on the site
of Buffalo.

Evacuated 1759 at the approach
of the British.

 
Erected 1959 by General Mills, Inc. and Buffalo Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 52.247′ N, 78° 52.512′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on South Michigan Avenue west of Ganson Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The historic marker is affixed to the front side, brick wall, of a General Mills building. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Development of the Inner Harbor (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Mills and Great Northern Elevators (approx. mile away); The Cobblestone Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); The French Connection (approx. 0.3 miles away); History of Times Beach (approx. half a mile away); Times Beach Nature Preserve (approx. half a mile away); Miles Gilbert "Tim" Horton (approx. half a mile away); The Erie Canal / Two Waterfronts (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. Colonial EraWar, French and Indian
 
Joncaire Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
2. Joncaire Trading Post Marker
View of the historic marker affixed to the front left side of this General Mills building, just above the fire hydrant.
Joncaire Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
3. Joncaire Trading Post Marker
View, looking west along South Michigan Street, of the historic marker affixed to the wall of the building on the left hand side of the street (just to the left of the railroad crossing sign).
Joncaire Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
4. Joncaire Trading Post Marker
View, looking east along South Michigan Street, of the historic marker affixed to the wall of the building on the right hand side of the street. Note the General Mills sign on the street corner in the background.
General Mills Sign image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 10, 2012
5. General Mills Sign
View of the General Mills sign, with the building that has the featured historic marker affixed to its front outside wall in the immediate background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 5, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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