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West Seneca, New York Historical Markers

 
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By James Pace, December 9, 2017
Old Shep Marker
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — 27 — "Old Shep" Legends and Lore
"Old Shep" Hermit of Leydecker Road William Sheppard CA. 1840-1933 Was thought to be an outlaw of Jesse James' Gang. Roamed town as a scissors grinder. — Map (db m111417) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Christian Metz Home
This building erected in the 1840's was the home of George Stanart, operator of the Indian sawmill. Later this house was occupied by Christian Metz, leader of the Ebenezer Society. — Map (db m49029) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Christian Ulrich
. . . — Map (db m49048) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Community of True Inspiration Residence
Community of True Inspiration Residence has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 by the United States Department of the Interior William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2013 — Map (db m71885) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Dedicated to the Honor
. . . — Map (db m82347) WM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Ebenezer House
Ebenezer House Built circa 1850 by The Community of True Inspiration, a German speaking religious sect. Became museum in 1956. — Map (db m68539) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Fourteen Holy Helpers R. C. Church
Site of original Middle Ebenezer Memorial Church, built of handmade bricks. Christian Metz held first church service March 1846. When Ebenezer Society moved to Iowa in 1864, property was bought by Fourteen Holy Helpers Church congregation and . . . — Map (db m49032) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Jack Berry's Town
Largest post Revolutionary Seneca Indian village occupied this site 1780-1840 — Map (db m56902) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Onondaga Village
The Onondaga Village of Chief Big Sky once stood at the top of this slope. According to the report of Col. Thomas Proctor, it consisted of twenty-eight cabins in good repair, in 1791. — Map (db m49033) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — Red Jacket "Sa-go-ye-wat-ha"
Seneca Chief Red Jacket (ca. 1758-1830) lived in a cabin on this site when this area was part of the Buffalo Creek Reservation. Known for his great oratory and keen mind, Red Jacket was an eloquent advocate for the preservation of the Seneca way of . . . — Map (db m48885) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — St. Peter's UCC
St. Peter's UCC Completed in 1857 by a group of immigrants from Germany, services were held in German until 1929. Church moved from road in 1980. — Map (db m94052) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — West Seneca Gatling Gun
Model 1897 10 Barrels 30 Caliber #1075 Built by Colt Firearms Mfg. Co. Delivered to the U.S. Army August 29, 1898 Donated to West Seneca In 1922 Supervisor Henry C. Lein Restored in 2003 By Ron Fultz Roger Harris Ed Kowalewski Rich Raimers . . . — Map (db m58483) HM
New York (Erie County), West Seneca — West Seneca Vietnam Veterans Monument
Their war asked nothing of most, But everything from the few. They stood alone to face the fight, And suffer in silence. Their courage is written in blood and pain, But their memory is etched on our hearts with love. To remember often hurts, But we . . . — Map (db m82367) WM

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