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

First Religious Body in Buffalo

 
 
First Religious Body in Buffalo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
1. First Religious Body in Buffalo Marker
Inscription.
First religious body in Buffalo
Organized February 2, 1812, as the
First Presbyterian And
Congregational Church
This building dedicated May 6, 1897

 
Erected 1962 by First Presbyterian Church, Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 54.1′ N, 78° 52.922′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Street and Wadsworth Street, on the left when traveling south on Pennsylvania Street. Touch for map. The church and marker are south of Symphony Circle. Pennsylvania and Wadsworth Streets apparently share the roadway south of the circle, then split at the church. Symphony Circle is named for Kleinhan's Music Hall, home of the Buffalo Philharmonic, on the northwest side of the circle. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Symphony Circle, Buffalo NY 14201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Job Hoisington Buffalo's 1812 War Hero (approx. 0.2 miles away); William G. Fargo Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holy Angels Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); From Buffalo...To the White House
Corner of Wadsworth (left) and Pennsylvania (right) Streets image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
2. Corner of Wadsworth (left) and Pennsylvania (right) Streets
Marker is on the iron fence by the wooden door at right.
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Coit House (approx. 0.4 miles away); D'Youville College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wilcox Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Westminster Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile 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, Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Side Facing Wadsworth Street at Corner image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
3. Side Facing Wadsworth Street at Corner
Side Facing Wadsworth Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
4. Side Facing Wadsworth Street
Side Facing Pennsylvania Street at Corner image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, December 30, 2014
5. Side Facing Pennsylvania Street at Corner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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