Robert "Frankie" Franklin

Robert "Frankie" Franklin (HM1F5E)

Location: Buffalo, NY 14213 Erie County
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N 42° 54.183', W 78° 53.62'

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Near this location stood a log cabin, home of Robert Franklin, an African American who helped successfully repel a British invasion during the War of 1812 at the First Battle of Black Rock, July 11, 1813. Franklin was killed five months later when Buffalo was burned, December 30, 1813.

City of Buffalo livable communities beautification grant. Afro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier. Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society. 2010.

HM NumberHM1F5E
Year Placed2010
Placed ByAfro American Historical Association of the Niagara Frontier and Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 4:40am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 671956 N 4752200
Decimal Degrees42.90305000, -78.89366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 54.183', W 78° 53.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 54' 10.98" N, 78° 53' 37.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)716
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 651-663 Niagara St, Buffalo NY 14213, US
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