Williamsville in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
SS. Peter & Paul Church
First American Priest Saint
Founded this Parish in 1836
Served as its First Pastor
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Present Church, 1862-1865
Dates from the Civil War Period
Erected 1990 by SS. Peter & Paul Church, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
Location. 42° 57.74′ N, 78° 44.943′ W. Marker is in Williamsville, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 5) and Grove Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5480 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14221, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Williamsville Water Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Williamsville Christian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); U. S. Barracks 1812 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Former Saint Mary of the Angels (approx. ¾ mile away); War of 1812 Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Earliest Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); A Tribute of Love (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Wolf's Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsville.
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.
Regarding SS. Peter & Paul Church. The former Bishop Neumann (renamed Saint John Neumann) High School nearby at 205 Park Club Lane, Williamsville, is now offices for Univera Health Care.
Also see . . .
1. Saints Peter & Paul Church. (Submitted on February 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. John Neumann - Wikipedia. First American bishop (and thus far the only male citizen) to be canonized. (Submitted on February 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Additional keywords. Saint John Neumann, St. John Neumann, Bishop John Neumann
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 15, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.