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

Lafayette High School

 
 
Lafayette High School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
1. Lafayette High School Marker
Inscription. Erected 1903. Oldest public high school in Buffalo in continuous use. French Neo-Renaissance architecture by Esenwein & Johnson. On National Register. Watchwords: Loyalty, Honor, Service.
 
Erected 1981 by Lafayette High School Alumni Association, Buffalo Board of Education, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 55.229′ N, 78° 53.078′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Avenue and Baynes Street, on the right when traveling west on Lafayette Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 370 Lafayette Avenue, Buffalo NY 14213, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Daniel Davidson Bidwell (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Dedicated to the Memory of John A. Boechat (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Seminary (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peter B. Porter (approx. mile away); Park Lane Condominium (approx. 0.8 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Milburn House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Navy Yard (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker.
Marker at Right of Walkway image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
2. Marker at Right of Walkway
School is gated and locked at the sidewalk.
The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum.
 
Also see . . .  Lafayette High School - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Baynes Street Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
3. Baynes Street Side
Towards Lafayette Avenue.
Lafayette High School image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 17, 2015
4. Lafayette High School
Stood on the porch of a house opposite of the school for this wide shot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 21, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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