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

Dedicated with Respect

 
 
AMVETS WWII / Korea Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. AMVETS WWII / Korea Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated with
Respect to
World War II &
Korean Veterans
Erected throught the efforts of
The AMVETS Post
No 209

Remember Pearl Harbor
December 7, 1941

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In memory of
Leo D. and Dorothy K. Gomlak
for outstanding service
to nation and veterans
Sponsored by
AMVETS Post 209
March 21, 1970

 
Erected 1970 by AMVETS Post No. 209.
 
Location. 42° 53.64′ N, 78° 53.994′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Amvets Drive 0.1 miles south of Porter Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in La Salle Park between the mouth of the Niagara River and the Buffalo Pumping Station. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Waterfront Sites (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Best Planned City" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver Hazard Perry Monument (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.6 miles away); 28th U. S. Infantry
Back image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Back
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Robert "Frankie" Franklin (approx. 0.7 miles away); American Doughboy "Over the Top" to Victory (approx. 0.7 miles away); D'Youville College (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, World II
 
Southward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. Southward
Lake Erie at right.
Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
4. Northward
The road is one-way south from the foot of Porter Avenue. A glimpse of the city water pumping station is to the right. Lake Erie is funneling into the Niagara River, flowing right. Ft. Erie, Ontario, Canada is across the lake and river.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 11, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   2, 3, 4. submitted on March 12, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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