“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 Silver Creek

Town of Hanover Veterans Memorial image, Touch for more information
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
Town of Hanover Veterans Memorial
1New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — Dedicated to the Men and Women
Dedicated to the men and women of the town of Hanover who served their country in war. - And - In loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in World Wars I and II. ★ ★ ★ Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Persian Gulf War, . . . — Map (db m117509) WM
2New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — Ehmke Family Home
Howard Ehmke, 1894-1959, lived here. World Series star. Pitched for SC High School, Detroit, Boston, Philadelphia. 1929 Series win and record. — Map (db m96247) HM
3New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — First Settlers
First Settlers In 1803 Abel Cleveland, David Dickinson and John Howard settled along this creek, erecting a grist and saw mill, and a tavern for westward settlers. — Map (db m117501) HM
4New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — Skew Arch
Skew Arch Erected in 1869 by Buffalo & State Line Railroad. Key stone in the roof, reportedly one of two of its type in the world when built. — Map (db m117503) HM
5New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — Steamship Erie
Steamship Erie The steamer Erie, carrying immigrants to the west, caught fire and sank off these shores the night of August 9, 1841. Over 200 lives lost. — Map (db m117505) HM
6New York (Chautauqua County), Silver Creek — The Swift Mansion
Built in 1846 by Major Clark C. Swift, this mansion was constructed in the Federal Style with bricks handmade on the site. It was acquired for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish in 1914, through the efforts of Msgr. E.J. O'Connor. The mansion was used . . . — Map (db m64722) HM
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