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Original Niagara Grape Vine

 
 
Original Niagara Grape Vine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
1. Original Niagara Grape Vine Marker
Inscription.
Original Niagara
Grape Vine
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Result of crossing
Concord by Cassady
1868
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First fruited
1872
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Erected by
N.Y. State Horticultural Society
1927

 
Erected 1927 by N.Y. State Horticultural Society.
 
Location. 43° 11.092′ N, 78° 40.541′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from Lake Avenue (New York State Route 78) mile south of Old Niagara Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Odd Fellow & Rebekah Rehab. It is at the parking area for apartments 1 & 2 at the end of the driveway off Lake Avenue. Access restrictions are posted. Marker is in this post office area: Lockport NY 14094, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. City of Lockport Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wyndham Lawn (approx. mile away); Lockport (approx. half a mile away); The Lowertown Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Toll Gate Hill
Dedication Sign image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
2. Dedication Sign
"Dedicated in memory of Howard Hunter, P.G.Pat., P.D.C., OFHA Board, whose loving care rescued this historic vine from destruction -by- OFHA & his loving family, Leona Hunter - Kalene Hunter, Kimberly & Wade Wagner & Grand Children."
(approx. 0.6 miles away); First Lockport Residents Killed in World Wars I and II (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lockport War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lockport Bank (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
 
Also see . . .  Niagara (grape) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
Original Niagara Grape Vine and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
3. Original Niagara Grape Vine and Marker
Eastward.
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
4. Westward
Back of stone holding the marker. The road is a driveway on the grounds of the Odd Fellow campus. NY 78 is across the background. From NY 78, you enter the driveway and come to the marker from the right. The driveway terminates here.
Original Niagara Grape Vine and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 29, 2015
5. Original Niagara Grape Vine and Marker
Southward. Behind the tree line is the embankment of the Erie Barge Canal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 2, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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