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Evans, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 15, 2017
Aaron Salisbury Marker
New York (Erie County), Evans — Aaron Salisbury (1786-1861)
Aaron Salisbury was the first permanent settler in the Town of Evans (1809). He is reputed to have single handedly fought off a British raiding party at 18 Mile Creek during the War of 1812. He became a lieutenant in the 48th N.Y. Infantry. After . . . — Map (db m105619) HM WM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Birthplace of Willis Haviland Carrier 1876-1950
Teacher - Engineer Man of Science Inventor of Air-conditioning — Map (db m96248) HM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Burial Site of Asa Ames / Pioneer Cemetery 1810-1928
Burial Site of Asa Ames 1823-1851 Celebrated folk artist. His wood carvings are exhibited in many acclaimed folk art museums. Town of Evans Historical Society.

Pioneer Cemetery 1810-1928 Burial ground of early settlers in Evans . . . — Map (db m75199) HM

New York (Erie County), Evans — Dedicated to the Memory
Evans Township. Post #5798. Dedicated to the memory of all those from the Town of Evans who served our nation in war that we might live in everlasting peace. — Map (db m105703) WM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Graycliff A Frank Lloyd Wright Masterwork Architecture of the Coast —
Section Through Living Room. Glass walls make upper story float and lower story transparent. Terrace mimics cliff brink and makes sky part of the house. Stone extends through house. Stone sided esplanade connects house to cliff. 65' cliff . . . — Map (db m105644) HM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Major William C. Dudley First Teacher of the Evans Center School
Ordered to join his regiment in the War of 1812, he dismissed school and rode to Buffalo. He was killed at the Battle of Black Rock, Dec 30, 1813. Erected by Evans Historical Society 1969 — Map (db m75306) HM WM
New York (Erie County), Evans — Site of First Town Hall
. . . — Map (db m105648) HM
New York (Erie County), Evans — The Historic First Church of Evans
The Historic First Church of Evans. Here, in 1818, Rev. John Spencer organized the first house of worship south and west of Buffalo, in the Town of Evans. The present colonial structure, with interior copied after the original, was erected . . . — Map (db m105617) HM
New York (Erie County), Evans — The White City William J. Conners Poultry Farm History of the Coast —
'The Greatest in the World' From 1907 to 1921 William Conners, propietor of the Buffalo Courier Express, built a poultry farm that ultimately covered 360 acres. Literature from the operation proclaimed;"...stretching away toward the lake . . . — Map (db m105702) HM

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