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

Second Home of the Medical School

(1849 - 1893)

 
 
Second Home of the Medical School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. Second Home of the Medical School Marker
Inscription. The Medical School, founded in 1846 as the first unit of the University of Buffalo, moved from Washington and Seneca Streets to this site in 1849. The School was housed in a red sandstone building which was the first in Buffalo to be constructed for the purpose of collegiate instruction.
 
Erected 1996 by University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Medical Alumni Association, and the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 53.8′ N, 78° 52.255′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (New York State Route 5) and Virginia Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 836 Main Street, Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sisters of Charity Hospital (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Dorsheimer House (approx. mile away); The Mansion on Delaware Avenue (approx. mile away); Trinity Church (approx. mile away); The Buffalo Club (approx. mile
Southwest View of Intersection image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. Southwest View of Intersection
Marker is pictured here to the right of the dark car.
away); Coit House (approx. mile away); From Buffalo...To the White House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilcox Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The building on the site is currently occupied by the Church of Scientology of Buffalo. The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum.
 
Also see . . .  SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biological Sciences - History. Locally, the State University of New York at Buffalo is known as "U.B." for Univeristy of Buffalo. (Submitted on March 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. EducationScience & Medicine
 
Northward - NY 5 - Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Northward - NY 5 - Main Street
Marker is partially obscured by the white SUV.
Site of the Second Home of the Medical School and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
4. Site of the Second Home of the Medical School and Marker
Marker is pictured here above the dark car.
 
 
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 212 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 4, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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