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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cheektowaga, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
Cheektowaga is in Erie County
      Erie County (597)  
ADJACENT TO ERIE COUNTY
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      Genesee County (105)  
      Niagara County (384)  
      Wyoming County (80)  
 
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1New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — BellevueCheektowaga Historic Rails to Trails
The Bellevue Neighborhood was one of the earliest settlements in Cheektowaga, when the Ely family settled there and established one of the first saw mills in Cheektowaga along Cayuga Creek. These family members were abolitionists and maintained an . . . Map (db m82326) HM
2New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Bennet Cemetery
Early Cheektowaga cemetery. Oldest stone dated 1819. Graves of Armitage, Bennet, Adams, Davis, Doat, Watts, Boothroy & other families.Map (db m81467) HM
3New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary
The defeated Indian League of the Iroquois received a large reservation across Erie County, at the end of the American Revolution. William Street forms part of the north boundary of this Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation. The final sale treaty, . . . Map (db m74063) HM
4New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Earliest Church
Our Lady of Christians started as a shrine in 1851. Fulfilling a vow he made during an Atlantic storm in November 1836. German immigrant Joseph Batt gave land and built the shrine. In October 1890, this church became the first parish in . . . Map (db m81469) HM
5New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — ForksCheektowaga Historic Rails to Trails
The area of Cheektowaga known as Forks, New York is located in the middle of the town at the junction of Broadway & Union Roads. A major railroad station was at this location and in the 1920s the present Town Hall was built. Behind the now . . . Map (db m103646) HM
6New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — George Urban, Jr. Residence
On this property in 1883, at an outdoor picnic of Buffalo Businessmen, Gerhard Lang proposed the toast "To Grover Cleveland, our next President." This launched the campaign which led to the election, in 1884, of Grover Cleveland as the 22nd . . . Map (db m82307) HM
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7New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Heroic Dead
Heroic Dead 1917 World War 1918 Town of Cheektowaga, N.Y. Andres, John; Benzel, William; Duly, John R.; Geier, Harvey H.; Hoerner, Jacob J.; Holtz, John W.; Klaffka, John C.; Latzer, Wendelin; Ostrowski, Frank; Racinowski, Stanley; Szydlowski, . . . Map (db m106530) WM
8New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — In Memory of the Fifteen Children
Cleveland Hill Union Free School District. In memory of the fifteen children who perished and the many others who suffer as a result of the tragic fire that occurred at this site on March 31, 1954.Map (db m203722) HM
9New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Site of Toll Gate
On this site was located one of the early toll booths for the Buffalo - Batavia Plank Road laid out by Joseph Ellicott, and the plank road towards Lancaster and Alden. The toll was later moved west about 400 feet. It was abandoned in the early . . . Map (db m81421) HM
10New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Site of Underground Railway Station
Site of Underground Railway Station ——•—— Sterling Ely, and his brother, L. Sheldon Ely, both Abolitionists, operated an Underground Rail- way Station, between the years 1850 and 1863. At least 26 escaping black . . . Map (db m82308) HM
11New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — The Original Site of Forks Hose Company #2
The original site of Forks Hose Company #2 established Oct 11th 1911 and later the site of the Forks Hotel, famous for Eddie Fechter's magic.Map (db m81420) HM
12New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — This Memorial
This memorial is dedicated to those Americans who made the supreme sacrifice in Vietnam.Map (db m106531) WM
13New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — War of 1812 Cemetery
This tablet is erected by the Buffalo Historical Society in honor of the American and British soldiers of the War of 1812 who died in the military hospital at Williamsville, New York and were buried here in 1814 and 1815.Map (db m74884) HM WM
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Oct. 3, 2022