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D'Youville College

 
 
D'Youville College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
1. D'Youville College Marker
Inscription.
First women's college in western New York. Established 1908 by the Grey nuns. Center building, 1874, originally housed Holy Angels Academy. College led renewal of city's west side by expansion program, 1954-1969.
 
Erected 1974 by Erie Bicentennial Commission, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration marker series.
 
Location. 42° 54.149′ N, 78° 53.44′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Porter Avenue and Fargo Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Porter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is on a short block of Porter Avenue between Fargo and Prospect Avenues. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo NY 14201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Angels Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory (about 800 feet away); Robert "Frankie" Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); William G. Fargo Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Job Hoisington Buffalo's 1812 War Hero
Westward on Porter Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
2. Westward on Porter Avenue
Marker is between the statue and the car. View is towards Prospect Avenue intersection.
(approx. mile away); St. Mary's-on-the-Hill (approx. mile away); In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oliver Hazard Perry Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum building (formerly named the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society).
 
Also see . . .  Mission and History - D'Youville College. (Submitted on January 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Education
 
D'Youville College image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
3. D'Youville College
Marker is seen in this view to the right of the large D'Youville College sign.
D'Youville College and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
4. D'Youville College and Marker
Marker is at the end of the approach walkway, on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 1, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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