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

First Polish Colony

 
 
First Polish Colony Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. First Polish Colony Marker
Inscription.  First Polish colony settled here in 1873. St. Stanislaus Parish was established by the Rev. Dean John Pitass, who became founder of the great Polish east side of Buffalo.
 
Erected 1966.
 
Location. 42° 53.277′ N, 78° 50.437′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of Peckham Street and Townsend Street, on the left when traveling east on Peckham Street. Marker is left of the front entrance to the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 289 Peckham Street, Buffalo NY 14206, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Stanislaus Church (here, next to this marker); Henry Wolanski (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corpus Christi Church Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Father Justin Rosary Hour (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Ann's Church (approx. half a mile away); The Buffalo Stockyards (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Administration Building
First Polish Colony Marker - Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. First Polish Colony Marker - Left Side
By the exterior lamp.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Frank Lloyd Wright’s Larkin Administration Building (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. The figure at the top of the marker is the Buffalo History Museum.
 
Also see . . .  Saint Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church. (Submitted on March 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers
 
Saint Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Saint Stanislaus Bishop & Martyr Church
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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