Buffalo in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
28th U. S. Infantry
Dedicated to the
28th U. S. Infantry
The last troops to garrison Fort Porter which was abandoned - June 28, 1926.
Major operations of 28th Inf. in World War
Lorraine, Picardy, Montdidier-Noyon, Aisen-Marne, St. Mihiel, Meuse-Argonne
Strength 3834 - Battle Losses 4888
Erected by Lorenzo Burrows, Jr. Post No. 78 American Legion.
Location. 42° 54.213′ N, 78° 53.997′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Peace Bridge Plaza half a mile from Porter Ave. Touch for map. Memorial is affixed to outside of the federal inspection building at the Peace Bridge border crossing, within the boundaries of the federal inspection station controlled by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Other plaques are adjacent to it. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Peace Bridge Plaza, Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver Hazard Perry Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's-on-the-Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert "Frankie" Franklin American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory (approx. 0.3 miles away); D'Youville College (approx. half a mile away); The Site of Fort Tompkins (approx. half a mile away); Waterfront Sites (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
More about this marker. Permission should be sought from a nearby officer prior to visiting the plaques.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Porter - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. The Peace Bridge. The Buffalo and Fort Erie Public Bridge Authority, aka: The Peace Bridge Authority. (Submitted on June 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. The Peace Bridge - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
4. Peter B. Porter - Wikipedia. Fort Porter was named after General Peter B. Porter (Submitted on June 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 4, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.