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

War of 1812 Cemetery

 
 
War of 1812 Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
1. War of 1812 Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This tablet is erected by the Buffalo Historical Society in honor of the American and British soldiers of the War of 1812 who died in the military hospital at Williamsville, New York and were buried here in 1814 and 1815.
 
Erected by Buffalo Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 56.825′ N, 78° 43.822′ W. Marker is in Cheektowaga, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Aero Drive mile east of Wehrle Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14225, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U. S. Barracks 1812 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Williamsville Christian Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Williamsville Water Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); SS. Peter & Paul Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Former Saint Mary of the Angels (approx. 2 miles away); Harris Hill (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Toll Gate (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheektowaga.
 
Also see . . .  War of 1812 Cemetery - Cheektowaga Hisstorical Association and Museum. (Submitted on June 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812
 
War of 1812 Cemetery Property Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
2. War of 1812 Cemetery Property Marker
This Property is owned and maintained by the Buffalo Historical Society.
War of 1812 Cemetery 150 years Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
3. War of 1812 Cemetery 150 years Marker
War of 1812 - 150 years - 1962. Dedicated, June 17th, 1962, to the valor of the American and British soldiers, and the peace which has long endured. V.F.W. Post 2429. Commander Charles J. Weber.
Eastward View War of 1812 Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
4. Eastward View War of 1812 Cemetery Marker
Ellicott Creek is beyond the left edge of the road.
Westward View War of 1812 Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
5. Westward View War of 1812 Cemetery Marker
War of 1812 Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
6. War of 1812 Cemetery Entrance
War of 1812 Cemetery Markers image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
7. War of 1812 Cemetery Markers
Main marker is at front right corner of the memorial square; the 150 years memorial is front and center; the property ownership plaque is at the left front corner.
Wider View War of 1812 Cemetery and Markers Square image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
8. Wider View War of 1812 Cemetery and Markers Square
War of 1812 Cemetery Directional Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
9. War of 1812 Cemetery Directional Marker
Corner of Aero Drive and Wehrle Drive (pronounced Whirly).
Directional Sign War of 1812 Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
10. Directional Sign War of 1812 Cemetery Marker
Southward view at corner of Aero Drive and Transit Road (NY Route 78) near the I-90 Depew entrance/exit.
Wide View War of 1812 Cemetery Directional Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
11. Wide View War of 1812 Cemetery Directional Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on June 28, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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