“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Boston, 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 (597) Cattaraugus County, NY (75) Chautauqua County, NY (248) Genesee County, NY (105) Niagara County, NY (384) Wyoming County, NY (80)  ErieCounty(597) Erie County (597)  CattaraugusCounty(75) Cattaraugus County (75)  ChautauquaCounty(248) Chautauqua County (248)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  NiagaraCounty(384) Niagara County (384)  WyomingCounty(80) Wyoming County (80)
Buffalo is the county seat for Erie County
Boston is in Erie County
      Erie County (597)  
      Cattaraugus County (75)  
      Chautauqua County (248)  
      Genesee County (105)  
      Niagara County (384)  
      Wyoming County (80)  
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1New York (Erie County), Boston — Birthplace of Ellen Beach Yaw1868-1947
"Lark" Ellen Beach Yaw, world famous coloratura soprano, is credited with having sung the highest note ever achieved by the human voice. She was the first famous Metropolitan Opera singer to record her voice and later made several recordings for . . . Map (db m80632) HM
2New York (Erie County), Boston — Boston, N.Y. War Honor Roll
1917 - Boston, N.Y. - 1918 War Honor Roll —•— All Returned Leon M. Armbruster ∙ Howard Cary ∙ Clifford Drake ∙ Burnell Dye ∙ Raymond Endress ∙ Earl Follman ∙ Frederick Fuhchs ∙ Robert . . . Map (db m80619) WM
3New York (Erie County), Boston — Boston's First Settler
In 1803, Charles Johnson purchased 50 acres of open land in the forest, paying $2.25 per acre. He built the town's first log cabin in 1804 and raised the first frame barn in 1807. Johnson owned another 30 acres containing visible remains of an early . . . Map (db m80592) HM
4New York (Erie County), Boston — Dedicated to the Honor
Dedicated to the Honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country in World War II ✩ ✩ ✩ Let none forget they gave their all when came the callMap (db m80618) WM
5New York (Erie County), Boston — First Fire Company
The Boston Valley's first volunteer fire company was organized in 1904. After seeing the futile efforts to battle the disastrous burning of Schunk's Hotel and the Boston Town Hall, Fred Frank rallied the North Boston community to support the . . . Map (db m80587) HM
6New York (Erie County), Boston — Home of Tallcut Patchin
Tallcut Patchin lived here until 1834. He was a man of unusual courage, a dynamic orator, preacher, and founder of the "Patchinite" sect. To establish a Post Office, in 1850, Boston Center was renamed Patchin in his honor.Map (db m80589) HM
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7New York (Erie County), Boston — Horton Hill
Horton Hill Bros. John & Truman Horton walked from New Lebanon, NY to Concord. Bought land in 1815 from Holland Land Co. Bought land in Boston 1834. Map (db m80635) HM
8New York (Erie County), Boston — Pioneer Church
Pioneer Church Founded by Rev. John Spencer, missionary, 1811. Meeting House erected 1837. Rear section housed select school, organized 1809.Map (db m80603) HM
9New York (Erie County), Boston — Site of the John Love MurderDec. 15, 1824
The Thayer Brothers, Isaac, Israel and Nelson, unable to repay the debt they owed to Great Lakes seaman, John Love, murdered him in Israel's home. They were tried in Buffalo, June 7, 1825. A great crowd witnessed this, the only public hanging in . . . Map (db m73354) HM
10New York (Erie County), Boston — The Viet Nam War1961-1973
"A war that produced no famous victories, no national heroes, and no stirring patriotic songs." America vainly attempted to support a weak government in its civil fight against Communism. We remember Boston's military men who fought bravely and . . . Map (db m80630) WM
11New York (Erie County), Boston — Typhoid Traced to Well
Typhoid Traced to Well ——•—— In 1843, Typhoid Fever attacked 28 persons with 10 deaths after a stranger's illness contaminated the water in the well at Fuller's Tavern. The study by Austin Flint, M.D. is the classic . . . Map (db m94051) HM
12New York (Erie County), Boston — West Boston
West Boston A German evangelical church was organized 1834 with 20 members. Rev. Jacob Bastian served for many years. All that remains ia a cemetery. Map (db m93781) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022