Site of Underground Railway Station

Site of Underground Railway Station (HM1JY9)

Location: Buffalo, NY 14227 Erie County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 53.61', W 78° 44.029'

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Site of Underground Railway Station —— · —— Sterling Ely, and his brother, L. Sheldon Ely, both Abolitionists, operated an Underground Rail- way Station, between the years 1850 and 1863. At least 26 escaping black slaves were housed in a double- floored barn, located on this site, during their flight to freedom, in Canada.
HM NumberHM1JY9
Year Placed1969
Placed ByTown of Cheektowaga
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 9th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 685035 N 4751479
Decimal Degrees42.89350000, -78.73381667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 53.61', W 78° 44.029'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 53' 36.6" N, 78° 44' 1.74" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7 Indian Rd, Buffalo NY 14227, US
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