“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Alden, New York

Clickable Map of Erie County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Erie County, NY (612) Cattaraugus County, NY (78) Chautauqua County, NY (249) Genesee County, NY (105) Niagara County, NY (400) Wyoming County, NY (90)  ErieCounty(612) Erie County (612)  CattaraugusCounty(78) Cattaraugus County (78)  ChautauquaCounty(249) Chautauqua County (249)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  NiagaraCounty(400) Niagara County (400)  WyomingCounty(90) Wyoming County (90)
Buffalo is the county seat for Erie County
Alden is in Erie County
      Erie County (612)  
      Cattaraugus County (78)  
      Chautauqua County (249)  
      Genesee County (105)  
      Niagara County (400)  
      Wyoming County (90)  
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1 New York, Erie County, Alden — Secession & Reunion
It is believed that the residents of Town Line, NY met at the schoolhouse near this marker following the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 and voted 80-45 to secede from the Union. The story is undocumented and their reasons are unknown. . . . Map (db m118944) HM
2 New York, Erie County, Alden — Site of Alden's Black Water Mineral Baths
In 1891, black mineral water was found while drilling for gas. Medicinal value as "nature's remedy for rheumatism", in 1903, became world famous. The "original baths", a frame bath house, opened November 1904. Erected by Erie County . . . Map (db m75250) HM
3 New York, Erie County, Alden — Site of Moffat's Tannery
Earliest big industry in Alden from the 1850's to the early 1900's. Local and foreign hides tanned for upper leather. Hemlock bark from nearby forests hauled in by horse and wagon, used in the process. The large building spanned Tannery Creek.Map (db m75544) HM
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May. 29, 2024