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The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County

 
 
The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
1. The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County Marker
Inscription. First Court House built 1810. Destroyed at the burning of Buffalo by the British - December 30, 1813. Second Court House built 1816-17. Abandoned March 11, 1876.

Niagara County formed from Genesee County March 11, 1888 and Erie County from Niagara County April 2, 1821 - Buffalo being the first seat of Niagara County and Erie County.
 
Erected 1905 by Niagara Frontier Landmark Association.
 
Location. 42° 53.121′ N, 78° 52.393′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Clinton Street and Washington Street, on the left when traveling east on Clinton Street. Touch for map. 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. Site of the First Meeting of the Optimist Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers & Sailors Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellicott Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Unitarian Congregational Society Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Greek Settlers of Buffalo (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Kazimierz Pulaski
The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County Marker facing east on Clinton image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
2. The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County Marker facing east on Clinton
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The City of Buffalo Sent 18893 Men to Serve in the Great War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
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The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County Marker facing west on Clinton image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, April 22, 2013
3. The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County Marker facing west on Clinton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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