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

The Sample Shop

 
 
The Sample Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
1. The Sample Shop Marker
Inscription.
The Sample Shop
——キ聞——
Anne W. Bunis founded the Sample Shop in the front room of her home at this site in 1929. Two generations of the Bunis family operated the business from its flagship store, created by converting 8 private homes. At its peak, the Sample chain had 14 WNY locations. The business closed in January 1991.
 
Erected 1995 by The Bunis Family, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 56.852′ N, 78° 50.834′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Hertel Avenue and Wallace Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Hertel Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1645 Hertel Avenue, Buffalo NY 14216, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Flint Hill Encampment (approx. 0.7 miles away); Unnamed Soldiers of the War of 1812 (approx. 0.8 miles away); An Architectural Treasure (approx. 0.8 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex (approx. 0.8 miles away); Buffalo Zoo (approx.
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
2. Eastward
Hertel Avenue
0.8 miles away); Central Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Flint Hill Encampment 1812 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Albert James Myer, M.D. (approx. 1.3 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 of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. "WNY" means western New York.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
3. Westward
Hertel Avenue
The Sample Shop Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
4. The Sample Shop Entrance
Now a law office.
The Sample Shop image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
5. The Sample Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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