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

Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair

September 11-12, 1855

 
 
Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair Marker
Inscription. Fairgrounds covered 4 acres in Potter's Grove, Town of East Hamburg (presently Orchard Park). The Fair was addressed by Horace Greely, Editor, New York Herald Tribune.

Erected by the Orchard Park Historical Society and Village of Orchard Park - July 11, 1971. Commemorating Erie County Sesquicentennial and Orchard Park Village 50th anniversary.
 
Erected 1971 by Orchard Park Historical Society and Village of Orchard Park.
 
Location. 42° 45.899′ N, 78° 44.471′ W. Marker is in Orchard Park, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Clark Street and Potter Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Clark Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 64 Clark Street, Orchard Park NY 14127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Orchard Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jolls Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Eddy (approx. mile away); Village of Orchard Park (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Orchard Park (approx. half a mile away); Orchard Park Depot
Eastward - Clark Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Eastward - Clark Street
(approx. half a mile away); Obadiah Baker Homestead (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orchard Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Horace Greeley - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Erie County Fair - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
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Westward - Clark Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Westward - Clark Street
Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair and Marker
From Potter Avenue. Marker at center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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