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Job's Last Stand. Legends & Lore. Near here, Job Hoisington gave his life when he held the enemy & allowed Hull's militia to escape Buffalo's burning. Dec. 30, 1813. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerT…
Was originally conceived in 1970 with construction being completed in 1972. The purpose was to create a place of beauty and tranquility as well as commemorate the sister city relationship between Buffalo and Kanazawa, Japan. In 1996 the garden wa…
In memory of the valiant service of all Negroes in all wars of these United States of America to the glory of God WWII Korea Vietnam [other side] 1776, 1812, · 1861 · , 1898, 1917, 1941, 1950, 1966.
The Frontier Elevator/ General Mills. The large General Mills elevating and milling complex at 54 Michigan Ave. began as a small Buffalo-owned elevator company, Frontier Elevator, incorporated in 1886 by six local businessmen. In 1903 the Washburn…
Built shortly after the burning of Buffalo in December 1813, the George Coit House is the oldest extant home in Buffalo. Originally sited downtown at 53 Pearl St. on the southeast corner of Swan Street., the house was enlarged and moved to the mor…
Anthony Sisti, born Greenwich Village, New York City, 1901, came to Buffalo at the age of ten. Artist by profession, boxer by avocation, prime mover in the development of this city's Allentown district where he maintained his studio and gallery si…
Erected by Cold Spring Post 3254 Veterans of Foreign Wars of U.S. and the Grateful people of this area in honor of those men and women who made the supreme sacrifice during the World War
Sisters of Charity Hospital — 1848-1876 — First hospital in Buffalo. Founded by John Timon, C.M., first Catholic Bishop of Buffalo, and operated by the Sisters of Charity.
Mary Morris Burnett the youngest daughter of Cornelius and Caroline Nichols Burnett, was born in Oberlin Ohio. She graduated from Oberlin College in 1886 at the age of nineteen. Ms. Burnett moved to Little Rock Arkansas where she accepted a teachi…
A Dam on Tonawanda Creek Tonawanda Creek was the only section of the original Erie Canal that was not man-made. The problem was that the creek level ran 4-½ feet too low. The alleviate this, a wooden dam was constructed in 1823 just west of t…
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