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

To Preserve the Memories

 
 
American Legion WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. American Legion WWI Memorial
Inscription.
To preserve the memories
and incidents
of our association
in the Great War

 
Erected 1929 by The American Legion.
 
Location. 42° 55.393′ N, 78° 51.441′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (New York State Route 5) 0.1 miles north of West Delavan Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is in Forest Lawn Cemetery, off Main Street at the intersection of West Delavan Avenue and just north of the entrance arch. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Honor the Memory of Our Dead (a few steps from this marker); Forest Lawn Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); On This Day of May 30, 1991, The Semper Fidelis Post #356 (within shouting distance of this marker); Commemoration for African American Soldiers of the American Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); This Monument Honors the Soldiers and Sailors (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Erastus Granger
American Legion WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. American Legion WWI Memorial
(about 400 feet away); In Honor of Those Men and Women (approx. mile away); Mary Morris Burnett Talbert (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Memorial and the Arch for the Main Street Entrance to the Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Memorial and the Arch for the Main Street Entrance to the Cemetery
Pictures taken on the last day of the coldest month on record in Buffalo. The gravestones in this area are completely blanketed by about 2-3 feet of snow.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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