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

Jolls Homestead

1900-1963

 
 
Jolls Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Jolls Homestead Marker
Inscription. Dr. Willard B. Jolls, a beloved country doctor who gave of himself caring for the people and the community.
Once his formal gardens- adjoining land was donated by Dr. Jolls for the municipal building.
House an excellent example of Italianate architecture - built in 1870 by merchant Ambrose Johnson.
 
Erected 1979 by Town of Orchard Park & Orchard Park Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 46.022′ N, 78° 44.622′ W. Marker is in Orchard Park, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of South Buffalo Street (New York State Route 240) and East Quaker Street (U.S. 20A), on the right when traveling north on South Buffalo Street. Touch for map. Marker is two buildings south of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4287 South Buffalo Street, Orchard Park NY 14127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orchard Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Eddy (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Orchard Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Village of Orchard Park
National Register of Historic Places Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. National Register of Historic Places Plaque
Fixed to the south side of the house.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Orchard Park Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Obadiah Baker Homestead (approx. mile away); Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orchard Park.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Jolls Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Jolls Homestead Marker
Northward on NY 240/ NY 277. House is off picture to the right.
South Side of House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. South Side of House
National Register of Historic Places plaque on house between proch and lamppost.
Jolls Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
5. Jolls Homestead
Now the Orchard Park Historical Society Museum.
Jolls Homestead and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
6. Jolls Homestead and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 30, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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