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

The Buffalo Stockyards

 
 
The Buffalo Stockyards Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
1. The Buffalo Stockyards Marker
Inscription. The Buffalo Stockyards once occupied this 100-acre site. A major employer for over a century, the livestock trade supported a variety of meat-packing and leather crafting businesses. On July 3, 1959 the site was selected for construction of Buffalo's Main Post Office. Postmaster General John Gronouski dedicated the building on October 10, 1964.
 
Erected 2005 by United States Postal Service; Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.
 
Location. 42° 53.117′ N, 78° 49.606′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from William Street east of Depot Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the east end of the Post Office parking lot, near the main public entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 William Street, Buffalo NY 14240, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corpus Christi Church Complex (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Father Justin Rosary Hour (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Stanislaus Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Polish Colony (approx. 0.7 miles away); St. Ann's Church
The Buffalo Stockyards Marker - Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
2. The Buffalo Stockyards Marker - Eastward
Post Office Parking lot. William Street is off to the right.
(approx. 1.2 miles away); A Tribute of Love (approx. 1.3 miles away); William Wells Brown (approx. 2 miles away); The Nash House (approx. 2 miles 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 . . .  Forgotten Buffalo - Buffalo Stockyards. (Submitted on March 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
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Main U.S Post Office, Buffalo, Public Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2015
3. Main U.S Post Office, Buffalo, Public Entrance
Marker is pictured above and behind the hood of the car parked farthest to the left.
 
 
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 219 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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