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

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Buffalo is the county seat for Erie County
Clarence 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), Clarence — Clarence Center
Site of early grist mill constructed in 1842 by Robert Brown. Successively operated by Eli Herr, Abraham Gantz, Daniel Blocher, Alexander Burns and Oscar King. Destroyed by fire in 1888. The residence of Daniel C. Fisher M.D. was constructed on . . . Map (db m80894) HM
2New York (Erie County), Clarence — Clarence Center
Clarence Center ———— David Vantine opened a store on this site in 1829. The settlement was called Vantine's Corners. When first Post Office was established June 26, 1849 with Mr. Vantine as Post-Master, the name was . . . Map (db m128609) HM
3New York (Erie County), Clarence — Clarence Town Park
Site of the first automobile country club. Built in 1910 by the Automobile Club of Buffalo. Operated until 1957 when it was sold to the Town of Clarence for a town park. Plaque erected by Automobile Club of Western New York for Historical Society of . . . Map (db m74962) HM
4New York (Erie County), Clarence — Goodrich-Landow Log Cabin
This building is not a replica but a genuine log cabin moved here in 1990 and restored as an exhibit by the Town of Clarence and the Historical Society. It is the best surviving local example of the type of cabin erected by early settlers from New . . . Map (db m74996) HM
5New York (Erie County), Clarence — Harris Hill
Harris Hill was named for Asa Harris, pioneer who settled here in 1807 and opened a tavern. When Buffalo burned during the War of 1812, Harris Hill became a haven for refugees. Many Buffalo business places were moved here temporarily, including the . . . Map (db m75032) HM
6New York (Erie County), Clarence — In Memory of Our Comrades / In Grateful Memory
1914 In Memory of Our Comrades 1918. La Verne W. Drudge, Justus W. Graves, William Laurish, who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. Dedicated by Clarence Post 838, American Legion. In grateful memory, the Town of Clarence dedicates this . . . Map (db m74901) WM
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7New York (Erie County), Clarence — J. Eschelman and Company Store
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m80875) HM
8New York (Erie County), Clarence — Niagara FrontierHistoric New York
The Niagara River between Lakes Ontario and Erie was the natural route to the interior of the continent. Following the arrival of French explorers in 1678, missionaries, traders, troops and settlers traveled by its waters. At the outlet of the . . . Map (db m57072) HM
9New York (Erie County), Clarence — Town of Clarence - First Grist Mill in Erie County
Erected on this site June 1803 by Asa Ransom. Plaque erected by Rotary Club of Clarence in 1963 for Historical Society of the Town of Clarence.Map (db m74904) HM
10New York (Erie County), Clarence — Town of Clarence - Ransom's Grove
First settlement in Town on Clarence (and second in Erie County) made near this site in 1799 by Asa Ransom. Birthplace of Harry B. Ransom, first white male child on Holland Purchase. Joseph Ellicott opened Holland Land Company Office here at . . . Map (db m75036) HM
11New York (Erie County), Clarence — Town of Clarence - Swormville
Swormville was settled by people of Bavarian and French Canadian descent. The Rev. John N. Neumann, a secular priest, held services here as early as 1839. The town's first Catholic Church was built in 1849, serving 80 families in the so-called . . . Map (db m75252) HM
12New York (Erie County), Clarence — Watchman's Flag Shanty, West Shore Railroad
The New York, West Shore and Buffalo Railroad was established in 1882, but the owners never expected it to be a successful business. They knew that rail baron Chauncey Depew did not like competition with his New York Central Railroad; they expected . . . Map (db m75038) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022