William G. Fargo Mansion

William G. Fargo Mansion (HM1IWG)

Location: Buffalo, NY 14201 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 54.056', W 78° 53.288'

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William G. Fargo, co-founder with Henry Wells, of American Express Co. in 1850, Wells Fargo & Co. - Pony Express in 1851 and mayor of Buffalo during the Civil War (1862-1866) built his French Nansard-style mansion on a site bounded by Jersey, West, Pennsylvania, and Fargo. Presidents Grant and Cleveland and Mark Twain were among the many distinguished visitors to the mansion and the 5-½ acres of stately grounds surrounding it.
Year Placed1993
Placed ByFargo Estate Neighborhood Association, AMICI Lodge 255 I.S.D.A., Landmark Society of the Niagara Frontier, Preservation Coalition of Erie County, West Side Neighborhood Housing Services, Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 672413 N 4751977
Decimal Degrees42.90093333, -78.88813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 54.056', W 78° 53.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 54' 3.36" N, 78° 53' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 245 Jersey St, Buffalo NY 14201, US
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