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

Long Homestead

 
 
Long Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
1. Long Homestead Marker
Marker post is quite high.
Inscription. Built by Benjamin and Mary Long in 1829. In this home was held the first Sunday School in the Tonawandas.
 
Erected 1971 by Erie County Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 43° 1.271′ N, 78° 52.554′ W. Marker is in Tonawanda, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from East Niagara Street 0.1 miles west of Fillmore Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located along a walkway beyond the west end of East Niagara Street and the Delaware Avenue (NY 384) overpass. It is between the house and the Erie Canal (Tonwanda Creek). It is also accessible by walking over the Ellicott Creek pedestrian bridge at "The Railroad" marker on Young Street near the intersection of Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Tonawanda NY 14150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Long Homestead (here, next to this marker); The Railroad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The People (about 500 feet away); The Dam (about 500 feet away); Lumber Capital (about 500 feet away); Gateway to the West (about 600 feet away); Lumber Port (about 600 feet away); Roll of Honor (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tonawanda.
 
More about this marker.
Long Homestead and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, September 13, 2014
2. Long Homestead and Marker
The marker is on an unusually tall post. There is a newer marker with more text a couple steps away.
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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