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

Clarence Town Park

 
 
Clarence Town Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
1. Clarence Town Park Marker
Inscription. Site of the first automobile country club. Built in 1910 by the Automobile Club of Buffalo. Operated until 1957 when it was sold to the Town of Clarence for a town park. Plaque erected by Automobile Club of Western New York for Historical Society of the Town of Clarence in 1975.
 
Erected 1975 by Automobile Club of Western New York.
 
Location. 42° 58.692′ N, 78° 35.968′ W. Marker is in Clarence, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.2 miles west of Ransom Road. Touch for map. Marker is within Clarence Town Park on Cummings Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10405 Main Street, Clarence NY 14031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Memory of Our Comrades / In Grateful Memory (within shouting distance of this marker); Watchman's Flag Shanty, West Shore Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goodrich-Landow Log Cabin (about 700 feet away); Town of Clarence - First Grist Mill in Erie County (approx. mile away); Town of Clarence - Ransom's Grove
Approaching Clarence Town Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
2. Approaching Clarence Town Park Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Niagara Frontier (approx. 1.8 miles away); Clarence Center (approx. 2.8 miles away); J. Eschelman and Company Store (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarence.
 
Also see . . .  History - Automobile Club of Buffalo / Clarence Town Park Club House. Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on June 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
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Clarence Town Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
3. Clarence Town Park Marker
Clubhouse at left; view towards war memorials.
Clarence Town Park Marker - View Towards Playgrounds image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
4. Clarence Town Park Marker - View Towards Playgrounds
The Clubhouse image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
5. The Clubhouse
Clubhouse Plaques image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, June 17, 2014
6. Clubhouse Plaques
On the corner of the clubhouse closest to the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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