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

Wales Memorial Building and Park

 
 
Wales Memorial Building and Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
1. Wales Memorial Building and Park Marker
Inscription. Land conveyed from Russell estate, March 31, 1835 for school. 1850 building used until 1967 when this was the last N.Y. State Common School district to be closed. Town of Wales acquired property in 1968.
 
Erected 1971 by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 42° 42.561′ N, 78° 34.745′ W. Marker is in Wales, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Emery Road 0.1 miles west of Olean Road (New York State Route 16). Touch for map. A white privacy fence blocks the view from the westawrd approach until the property is reached. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11006 Emery Road, South Wales NY 14139, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Fort Humphrey" (approx. 2.2 miles away); Aurora (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Roycroft Shops (approx. 4.5 miles away); Elbert Hubbard / Michelangelo (approx. 4.5 miles away); 57 MM Anti-Tank Gun of World War II (approx. 4.6 miles away); Baker Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Town of Holland Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Middle Road (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The building is now the Wales Town
Wales Memorial Building and Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
2. Wales Memorial Building and Park Marker
Passing the privacy fence, westbound. Marker in this view is between the flapole and the building.
Court and Museum. The west edge of the property is the town line.
 
Categories. Education
 
Wales Memorial Building and Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
3. Wales Memorial Building and Park Marker
Eastward approach.
Wales Memorial Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
4. Wales Memorial Building and Marker
Wales Town Court and Museum Sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
5. Wales Town Court and Museum Sign
Marker in background.
Wales Memorial Building and Corner of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 24, 2014
6. Wales Memorial Building and Corner of Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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