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

Site of Wolf's Mill

1877

 
 
Site of Wolf's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 8, 2015
1. Site of Wolf's Mill Marker
Inscription. Site of
Wolf's Mill
1877
Erected 1806 as a saw and grist mill
by Maltby. 1815 became Frick's Mill.
Wolf added flour milling and delivery to
Buffalo under the "Star" brand name.
Water and gas power was used.

 
Erected by Boy Scouts of America Troop 445, Town of Amherst Highway Department.
 
Location. 43° 0.375′ N, 78° 46.552′ W. Marker is in Amherst, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Saint Rita's Lane mile south of North Forest Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Saint Rita's Lane is closed to vehicular traffic at the Ellicott Creek Bridge. Walk south across the bridge to the marker. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14261, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former Saint Mary of the Angels (approx. 2.7 miles away); A Dam on Tonawanda Creek (approx. 3 miles away); St. John's Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); SS. Peter & Paul Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Williamsville Water Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away); Williamsville Christian Church
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 8, 2015
2. Southward
(approx. 3.4 miles away); U. S. Barracks 1812 (approx. 3.5 miles away); A Tribute of Love (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amherst.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the grounds of the State University of New York at Buffalo (aka: U.B.). Saint Rita's Lane is actually the old Millersport Highway (NY 263). Millerport Highway has been relocated and rebuilt parkway style through the campus.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Bridge and Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 8, 2015
3. Bridge and Southward
Bridge over Ellicott Creek, pedestrians/bikes only, and towards the marker.
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 8, 2015
4. Northward
Site of Wolf's Mill & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 8, 2015
5. Site of Wolf's Mill & Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 18, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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