The History of Buffalo, New York

INDEX

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YEAR
Abbott Theatre

1914

Academy of Music

1852, 1868

Adam, J. N.

1906

Adam, Meldrum and Anderson Company

1994

Adam, Robert B.

1906

Adams, Bruce
Adams Power Station

1895

Adaptive reuse
Adelphia Communications Company 2002
Ads from the 1930s
Aerospace industry
African-Americans

1795, 1796, 1839, , 1843, 1855, 1863, 1914, 1920, 1940, 1960, 1965, 1967,

Airacobra

1935, 1941

Airacomet 1942
Air conditioner 1902
Aircraft

1909, 1910... 1926, 1935, 1941, 1946, 1947,

Airport 1926
Akron, NY See Newstead below
Alberger, Franklin A.
Albright Art Gallery

1904

Albright, John J.

1866, 1900, 1902

Albright, Langdon
Allegany Reservation 1800
Allen, Lewis Falley

1816, 1827

Allen, Orlando
Allentown
Allentown Art Festival 1957
Americana
  • Tim Tielman, Americana History; illustration
American Brass
American Express 1842,
American Hotel (Main St. near Eagle)

1861

American Hotel (Main St. & Ferry)
American Institute of Architects
American League 1900
American Malting Company 1899,
American Revolution 1775
American Shipbuilding Company 1962,
Andrle, Otto F.
Andrews Building
Andrews, Major Andre

1833

Amherst, NY
Applications
Ararat

1825

Arcade, The

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Elevator
Arlen, Harold

1939

Armories
Arnold, C. D.
Art
Arts & Crafts Movement

1888

Associated Buffalo Architects Inc.

1920

Attica Correctional Facility 1971
Auditorium, The
Austin Building
Austin Street

1813

Automobile

1901, 1902, 1908, 1910

Avery House

Baetzhold, A
Bailey
Balcom, Philo
Baltic 1847
Bank of Buffalo

1894, 1846

Bankers
Banks
Barker, Pierre A.
Barnes Bancroft & Co.
Barton, Hiram
Baseball

1988

Basil Brothers
Bath house
Baxter, A. E.
Beach, Howard
Beachy, Lincoln 1911
Becker, Philip

1876, 1886

Bedell, Harriet M.
Beebe, M. E.

1887

Beer

1845, 1872, 1901, 1953, 1972,

Beirel, Max

1888

Belfer, Lauren
Bell Aircraft
Bell, Lawrence
Belt Line Railroad

1883, 1888

Bennett Beach
Bennett, Joseph
Bennett, Lewis J.
Berkshire Hathaway 2002,
Berlin, Dorothy Goetz
Bernstein, Peter L.
Berrick, Alfred E.
Best Street
Bethlehem Steel

1922, 1939, 1950, 1983,

Bethune, Louise Blanchard

1892

Beveridge, Charles E.
Bidwell & Banta 1846, 1847
Bidwell, Brigadier General Daniel Davidson

1864

Bidwell Parkway
Big Tree Road 1805
Bird, William A.

1854

Birge Family

1916,

Bishop, Charles F.
Bishop Fallon High School
Bitter, Karl

Black Rock

1812, 1813, 1837, 1845, 1853, 1854

Blacks See African-Americans above
"Blizzard of 77" 1977
Blocher, John
Boasberg, Al
Bohen, Timothy
Boldt, John E.
Born, Philip 1845
Bottle collecting
Bowler, R. Arthur
Boxing
Braun, Joseph

1924

Breckenridge St. Presbyterian Church

1831

Brent, John E.

1926

Brewing Industry

1901

Bricks
Briggs, Horace
Brisbane Building
Broadway
Broexl Hotel
Brodie, Stephen

1899

Brown, Byron
Brown, Christopher N.
Brown, Clinton
Brown, John Y. 1976, 1977
Brown, William Wells
Brush, Alexander

1869

Bryant Street 1854
Buchanan, William I.
Buck, George S.

Buffalo

1816, 1832

Buffalo Academy of Fine Arts 1862
Buffalo Amateurs
Buffalo and Attica Railroad 1852
Buffalo & Black Rock Land and Railroad Company 1834
Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society Museum
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library

1836, 1887

Buffalo and Susquehanna Iron Company

1889, 1902

Buffalo Architecture Foundation
Buffalo Athletic Club

1924

Buffalo Automobile Club 1900
Buffalo Aviation Meet 1911
Buffalo Barracks

1812, 1838

Buffalo Bill
Buffalo Bills 1973, 1988, 1991, 1993
Buffalo Bisons

1880, 1890, 1970 , 1979, 1988

Buffalo Board of Education 1965, 1976
Buffalo Board of Trade 1848
Buffalo Braves Basketball Team 1970
Buffalo Cement Co.
Buffalo Central School

1852

Buffalo Convention Center 1978
Buffalo China Inc.

1901

Buffalo City Water Works 1849
Buffalo Club

1867

Buffalo Consistory
Buffalo Country Club 1910
Buffalo Creek 1800, 1818
Buffalo Driving Park
Buffalo Doubles
Buffalo Female Academy (Buffalo Seminary)

1900,

Buffalo Fair Grounds 1911
Buffalo Fire Appliance Corporation
Buffalo Forge Co.
Buffalo Foundry
Buffalo Gas and Light Company

1848

Buffalo Gazette 1811
Buffalo General Hospital 1858
Buffalo German Insurance Co.
Buffalo History Websites
Buffalo Harbor
Buffalo Harbor Company, The 1819
Buffalo Historical Society

1862, 1950

Buffalo History Museum
Buffalo Library
Buffalo Light Rail Rapid Transit System 1985
Buffalo Lighthouse

1818, 1833

Buffalo movies
Buffalo Municipal Airport 1926
Buffalo Museum of Science

1928

Buffalo Naval and Servicemen's Park 1977
Buffalo News
Buffalo Niagara International Airport 1997
Buffalo of Today: Domestic and Industrial
Buffalo Park System
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
Buffalo Pitts Company
Buffalo Plains

1797, 1841

Buffalo Plastering & Architectural Casting, Inc.
Buffalo Police 1880
Buffalo postcards
Buffalo Pottery

1901

Buffalo Public Art  
Buffalo Public Library

1836, 1887

Buffalo Public Schools
Buffalo River
Buffalo RiverWorks
Buffalo's Best
Buffalo's Own Regiment

1899

Buffalo Sabres 1970, 1975, 1996
Buffalo Saengerbund
Buffalo Savings Bank

1846, 1983

Buffalo Starch Factory 1864
Buffalo State Office Building

1972

Buffalo Theater

Buffalo Urban League 1927
Buffalo Zoo 1875
Builders' Exchange Building
Bull, Absalom 1830
Burnham, D. H.
Burke, Philip
Burt, F. N.
Burt House
Buses 1950
Bush

1859

Busti, Paolo

1802

Butler

1873


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Caldwell, Taylor 1900
Calling card
Calspan

1943

Canal District

1887, 1910

Candlelight Tour, 2011
Canisius College 1870
Caroline Incident
Carrére, John Merven
Carrier, Willis

1902, 1950

Cary family
Cary Safe Co.
Casino Niagara 1996
Cass, Mary R.
Cattaraugus Reservation 1800
Castle, The (Fort Porter)

1837

Castle Inn

1901

Cathedral Park

1888, 1971

Cathedral School (St. Joseph's)
Caudell, Richard
Caulkins, F. W.
Cazenove, Theophile 1800, 1802
Cazenovia Park
Cemeteries

1832, 1850

Central High School

1852

Central Park
Central Presbyterian Church 1912,
Central Terminal - See New York Central Terminal below  
Central Wharf
Chamber of Commerce
Chandler, Henry
Chapin, Dr. Cyrenius

1804

Chapin, Brigadier General Edward Payson

1863, 1888

Chapman, Charlie "The Tuna" 1981
Chappelle, Frank H.
Chautauqua
Cheektowaga
Chemical industry 1920,
Children's Hospital
Chinese
Chippewa Market

1892

Cholera epidemic

1832, 1849

Christopher, Joseph 1980
Churches
Circle Theatre

1914

City Bank 1836
City Charter

1853, 1892

City Court Building

1974

City Directories
City Hall

1931

City Honors School
City limits

1854

"City of Light" (Lauren Belfer's novel)
City Ship Canal

1847

Civic Stadium

1933

Civil War 1861-1865

1861, 1863

Clarence, NY
Clarendon Hotel

1860

Clark, Archibald 1812
Classic Buffalo
Clement Brick Museum

Cleveland, Frances Folsom

1886

Cleveland, Grover

1837, 1859, 1863, 1870, 1882, 1885, 1886, 1888, 1893

Clinton Brown Company Architecture/Rebuild
Clinton, George W.
Cobblestone Historic Preservation District
Coe Place
Coit, George

1818

Colby, Patricia Oishei 2001
Cold Springs

1810, 1811, 1845, 1889

Coles, Robert Traynham
Col. Francis Ward Pumping Station 1915
Collins, Max
Colonial Circle
Colored Methodist Society 1831,
Colored Musicians Club
Colton, Bishop Charles Henry
Columbian Exposition (Chicago)
Commercial Advertiser

1835

Commercial Bank 1834
Commercial Slip
Common Council
Concrete
Concrete Grain Elevators 1914
Connecticut Street Armory
Conners, William J.
Consistory
Consolidated Aircraft Corporation

1924, 1935

Cook, Eli

1853

Cooke, Walter P. 1929,
Copper 1910,
Cornell, Katharine

1974

Cornell Mansion

1896

Cornell University Library - New York Historical Literature
Cotton, Ana 1989
Courier Cable Company 1971
Courier Express

1982

Court House
Cowper, John W.
Coxhead, John H.
Crow's Tavern
Crystal Beach
Curtin, Federal Judge John 1965
Curtiss, Glenn H.
Curtiss, Harlow C.
Curtiss-Wright Corp.
Czechs 1924,
Czolgosz [chol'gosh], Leon

1901


Daisy Potato Chips
Danilewicz, Kazimierz
Dan Montgomery's
Dann, E. S.
Dante Project/Marine Drive Apartments
Darry, William 1852
Dart, Joseph

1841

Davis, Jacob
Dayton, Lewis P.
Deck, Gregory 1921
Deco restaurants

1921

de Forest, Marian
Delaware and North Cemetery

1832

Delaware Avenue

1924,

Delaware Avenue Baptist Church
Delaware Historic District
Delaware Park (Original name: The Park)

1868

Depew, Chauncey
Depew, Ganson
De Tocqueville

1831

Diebold, Charles, Jr.
Diehl, Conrad

1872, 1898

Dinsmore, Ed 1948
Directories
DL&W
Dodge Street
Dold, Jacob
Donohue, William J.
Donovan, William
Dorn, Joseph
Dorsheimer, William

1877

Downing, Andrew Jackson
Dirigible 1906
Dowd, Bernard J.
Downtown

Drama

Drennan, William Alexander
Driving Park

1888, 1911

Droze, Augustina, artist
Dubois, W.E.B. 1905
Dug's Dive
Dunbar, Robert
Dwight, Timothy

1804


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Eagle Hotel
Eagle Park 1912
Eagle Street Theatre

1836

Eagle Tavern
East Buffalo Livestock Exchange
Eastern Hills Wesleyan Church 2001
East North Street Cemetery

1832

East Side
East Utica Street
Eberhardt, L.P.A. and Fred
Ederer, Martin F.
Eidlitz, Cyrus 1887
Edisonia
Edna Place
Electric chair
Electric Elevator
Electricity
Electric street cars

1889, 1896, 1900

"Elephant Joe"
Elevators
Elk Street Market

1845

Ellicott, Andrew

1789

Ellicott Historic Preservation District

Ellicott, Joseph

1800, 1801, 1802, 1826

Ellicott, Lt. James D. 1812
Ellicott Square Building

1894, 1896, 1971

Ellicott Street
Elm trees
Elmwood Avenue

1900, 1907

Elmwood Music Hall
Ely, W. C. 1904
Emergency Hospital 1902
Energy
Entertainment Hall of Fame
Erie Basin Marina 1974

Erie Canal

1817, 1820, 1821, 1822, 1823, 1824, 1825, 1826, 1855, 1860, 1869, 1900, 1925,


Erie County

1821


Erie County Savings Bank
Erie Freight House

Erie Indians 1655
Erie Railroad 1869

Erie Street 1860
Erne, Frank
E.R. Thomas Motor Company 1908
Esenwein, August
Ethnic Groups See specific names, e.g., African-Amrican, Irish-American
Evans Elevator
Evans, William 1927

Fagant, John
Falconwood
Falzone, Lucy 1989
Fargo, William G.

1842, 1862

Fassett, Theodore
Federal Great Seal
Feine, August
Fenians

1866

Ferry Street Corridor Project
Fidelity Trust Company
Figas, Father Justin M.
Fillmore, Glezen

1818

Fillmore Hotel

1881, 1901

Fillmore, Millard

1800, 1815, 1823, 1826, 1828, 1833, 1844, 1846, 1849, 1850, 1858, 1874, 1881

Fillmore neighborhood
Film history
First Baptist Church
First Battalion, Thirteenth US Infantry

1889

First Church of Christ in Buffalo

1812

First Congregational Church of Buffalo
First Unitarian Church
First Ward
Fisher, Bruce
Fitch Creche

1880

Fleet, Reuben H. 1924
Fleischmann, Manly
Flint & Kent Deprtment Store
Flint Hill

1813

Flour Mills - See Grain Elevators below  
Folsom, Frances

1886

Ford Motor Co. 1992
Forest Lawn Cemetery

1850

Fort Adams
Fort Niagara

Fort Porter

1837, 1889

Fort Tompkins
Fosdick, Dr, Frank Sheldon
Fosdick-Masten H. S.
Fox, Austin
Fox Movie Company 1929,
Franklin Street Cemetery

1832

Freedman, Maryann Saccomando
Free-Soil party 1848

French and Indian War

1689, 1756,

"French Castle"
Front, The (Front Park)

1868

Frontier Telephone
Frontier Theatre

1913

Fruit Belt
Fryer, Robert Livingston
Fuhrmann, Louis

Fulton History website

Fulton, Robert 1807, 1813
Fuqua, Charles G.

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Gardner, Edith Sidway
Gardner, Noah
Gardner, William Allan
Gates Circle
Geddes, James 1808
G. Elias & Bro., Inc., 1921
General Motors 1923, 1943
Genesee Gateway Historic District
Genesee Hotel
Geography
Geology
Gerber, David A.

German American Bank
German Insurance Co.
Germans

1845, 1855, 1915,

Giambra, Joey
Gibson, Johnson and Ehle

1826

Gold
Goldman, Mark
Goldome

1983, 1991

  • Goldome Illustrations, history, architecture
Good, Daniel
Goodrich, Jimmy
Goodyear, Charles W.

1866, 1902, 1905,

Goodyear, Ella Portia Conger
Goodyear, Frank H. , Sr.

1866, 1902, 1905,

Grain Elevator
Grand Island

1833, 1852, 1859, 1912, 1935,

Grande, Joseph A.
Granger, Erastus

1804

    Grant, Frank

    1896,

    Grant / Amherst Neighborhood
    Grant, W. T.
    Grattan, W.S.
    Gratwick
    Greatbatch, Wilson

    1959, 1986

    Great Northern Grain Elevator
    Greeks 1924,
    Green, Anna Katherine

    1878, 1888

    Green, E. B.

    1888

    Griffin, James

    1978

    Griffins Mills, NY
    "Griffon"

    1679

    Grosvenor Library 1870
    Guaranty Building

    1896


    Hamlin family
    Hamlin Park

    1858, 1888, 1911

    Harbor, Buffalo
    Harbor Inn
    Harrington, Isaac R.
    Harrison, Benjamin 1888
    Hauptman, Herbert 1985,
    Haven, J. F.
    Haven, Solomon G.
    Hawley, Chris

    1881

    Hengerer, William
    Hennepin, Father Louis
    Hens, Mathias

    1888

    Hewitt, H. H.
    Hippodrome Theatre 1904,
    Hispanics
    Historic buildings
    Historic districts
    History Museum, Buffalo
    History websites, Buffalo
    Hodge, Joseph
    Hodge, Philander
    Hodge, William

    1810

    Hofeller, Eli David
    Hoffman, George L.
    Hoisington, Job

    Holland Land Company

    1791, 1798, 1800, 1815

    Holland, Nelson
    Holland Place
    Holling, Thomas L.
    Holmes, Maud
    Homeopathic Hospital
    Hooker Chemical and Plastics Corp. 1978
    Hope, John 1905
    Hospitals 1998
    Hotel Fillmore - See Fillmore Hotel above
    House research
    Houses of Worship
    Howard Iron Works 1849
    Howard, Kathleen
    Howe, Abel 1801
    HSBC 1999, 2002,
    Hubbard, Elbert

    1893, 1915

    Hubbell, Ralph 1948
    Hull, Warren
    Humberstone, H. Bruce
    Humboldt Park
    Hungarians 1924,
    Huntley, Charles R.
    Huron Cement Elevator
    Huxtable, Ada Louise
    Hydraulics, The

    1845


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      Ice boom
      Indians - See Iroquois Confederacy below
      Industry
      Industrial Exposition 1869
      Industrial Heritage Trail
      Influenza 1918
      Intensive Level Surveys
      International Grain Elevator
      International Fair, 1858 1858
      International Industrial Fair

      1888

      International Railroad Bridge
        Irish

        1855, 1862, 1863

        Iron Industry in Buffalo, NY 
        Iron Island

        Iroquois Confederacy

        Early 17th c., 1756, 1775, 1786

        Iroquois Hotel

        1887, 1889

        Iroquois Iron Works
        Irwin, Robert J. A.
        Italians

        1910, 1924,


        Jablonksi, Peter
        Jack-Knife Bridge
        James, Rick (born James Ambrose Johnson, Jr.)
        Jefferson Avenue
        Jemison, Mary
        Jewett
        Jewett & Root stoves
        Jewett, Edgar B.
        Jewett, Elam R.

        1888

        Jewett, J. C.
        Jewett refrigerators
        Jewett, Sherman S.
        Jews

        1915, 1920, 1924,

        Johnson, Dr. Ebenezer

        1832, 1834, 1900, 1907,

        Johnson, Larry
        Johnson Immigration Restriction Act

        1924

        Johnson, John

        1841

        Johnson Park

        1907,

        Johnson, Pete
        Johnston, Captain William (Johnson)

        1798, 1800

        Joiner, Wanda Frey
        Joncaire

        1721

        Jones, Horatio

        1797

        Jones Iron Works
        Jonson, George Washington
        Joseph Ellicott Historic District
        Josephs, "Elephant Joe"
        Juba Storrs & Co.
        Jubilee Springhouse

        1830

        Junior League Showhouses

        Kaleida Health 1998
        Kaisertown
        Kansas, Rocky
        Kavanagh, Patrick
        Keating, Robert
        Keller, Fred 1948
        Kellogg Elevators
        Kellogg, Spencer
        Kellogg, Spencer, Jr.
        Kelly, David 1888
        Kelly, Jim 1991
        Kelly, Joseph
        Kenilworth Race Track
        Kensington
        Kensington Expressway

        1967

        Kent, Edward Austin

        1888, 1896

        Ketchum. Jesse
        Ketchum, William

        1844

        Key Bank 1991
        King Charles II 1664
        King, Martin Luther Jr Park
        Kingcobra 1941
        Kirkhofer, Alfred H. 1948
        Kit houses
        Kittinger firniture
        Kleinhans, Edward L. and Mary Seaton Kleinhans
        Kleinhans Music Hall 1940,
        Knight, Erastus
        Knox Family

        1893, 1916,

        Kowal, Chester
        Kowsky, Dr. Francis R.
        Kremlin Building
        Krips, Josef
        KKK
        • The KKK in Buffalo 1924 list of an alleged list of the full Ku Klux Klan Membership roster for Buffalo

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        Lackawanna Steel

        1889, 1900,, 1902, 1922

        Lafayette Hotel

        1904

        Lafayette, Marquis de
        Lafayette Square

        1884 , 1912

        Lalli, Dr. V. Roger
        Lancaster
        Landmarks
        Landmark Signage Project
        Landon, Joseph

        1796

        Lane, Ezekial

        1800

        Lang, Gerhard

        1845, 1872, 1901

        Lansing, Henry Livingston
        Larkin District
        Larkin, John / Larkin Soap Company

        1875, 1901, 1904, 1950

        LaSalle, Rene Robert Cavalier Sieur de
        Latinos
        Laurel Street

        Lautz, Frederick Christian Martin

        LeCouteulx,
        Monsieur Louis Stephen LeCouteulx de Chaumont
        Lehigh Valley Railroad Terminal
        Letchworth, Edward P. 1929,
        Letchworth, Josiah
        Lee, J. H.
        Levy, Alexander O.
        Lewis F. Allen House

        1816

        Lewiston, NY
        Library

        1836, 1887

        Lighthouse See Buffalo Lighthouse above
        Light Rail Rapid Transit system 1979
        Lincoln, Abraham
        Lind, Jenny 1851
        Lindberg, Arthur
        Linwood Avenue
        H. H. Little
        Livery 1828
        Livestock Exchange

        1892

        Livestock industry
        Lockport
        Lockwood, Belva
        Lockwood, Thomas
        Lockwood, Timothy T.
        Long, Richard 1978
        Love Canal 1978
        Love family

        Lovejoy

        1813,

        Lovejoy, Henry
        LTV Steel
        Lumber

        M&T Bank (Manufacturers and Traders)

        1856, 1991, 2002,

        • M&T Bank History, architecture, illustrations
        Machinery
        Mahoney, Patrick
        Mahoney, Walter J.

        1972

        Main Street

        1797

        Majestic Theatre

        1912,

        Makowski, Stanley M.
        Mann, Dr. Matthew D.
        Manning, John B.
        Mansion House
        Manufacturing 1860, 1899, 1910, 1982,
        Manufacturers & Traders Bank See "M&T" above
        Maps
        Marine Drive Apartments/Dante Project
        Marine Midland Arena 1996
        Marine Midland Bank / Marine Trust Bank

        1999, 1929,

        Marionettes
        Mark, Mitchell
        Market Arcade

        1892

        Market House
        Market Square Historic District
        Markiewicz, David 
        Marquis de Lafayette

        1825

        Martin, Darwin D.
        Martin Luther King, Jr. Park
        Martin, Richard 1975
        Maryniak, Benedict R,
        Masiello, Anthony
        Masten Armory
        Masten, Joseph G.

        1843, 1845

        Masten Park High School

        1897

        Matthews, George B. 1866, 1926
        Matthews, James Newson
        Mayors of Buffalo

        1853, 1882, 1892

        Mazur, Jozef
        McDonnell and Sons
        McIntosh, Caroline Carmichael

        1826

        McKim, Mead and White
        McKinley Monument

        1907

        McKinley, Pres. William

        1901, 1907

        McNulty, James
        Mechanics Association 1869,
        Memorial Auditorium

        1940, 1970

          "Merle M. McCurdy"
          Metcalfe House
            Methodists

            1818

            Metropolitan Theatre

            1852, 1868

            "Michigan, The" 1827
            Michigan Avenue
            Michigan Avenue Bridge
            Michigan Avenue YMCA

            1926

            Michigan Central Railroad 1888
            Michigan Street Baptist Church

            1849, 1905

            Middaugh, Martin

            1794, 1800

            Milburn, John

            1901, 1902

            Mile Strip 1813
            Millard Fillmore Hospital
            Miller, Annie Lang
            Miller, Jacob 1828
            Millionaires

            1866

            Mirror Theatre

            1909

            Mitchell, Todd
            Moonglo
            Morahan, Eugene
            Morgan Building
              Morris Avenue
              Morris, Robert

              1797

              Morrison, Darrel
              Murals, outdoor
              Muscato, Phil
              Movies
              Mruk, Joseph
              Mulligan, Charlotte
              Music Halls
              Mutual Grain Elevator
              Myer, Albert James

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              Napora, James
              Nash, J. Edward
              National Aniline and Chemical Company 1914
              National Association of Colored Women

              1901

              National Gypsum Co. 1926
              National Trust for Historic Perservation Conference, 2011
              National Register of Historic Places
              Native Americans
              SEE IROQUOIS CONFEDERACY ABOVE
              Naval and Servicemen's Park 1979
              Neighborhoods
              Net-Zero Energy House
              New Amsterdam

              1800

              New Cathedral
              New Richmond Hotel, The

              1887

              Newspapers
              Newstead, NY
              New York Central Railroad

              1869, 1892, 1929

              New York State Assembly 1828
              New York State Canal 1808
              New York State Pavilion

              1901

              New York Stock Exchange 1792
              New York Times
              "Niagara" (steamer) 1846,
              Niagara Falls
              Niagara Frontier Transportayion Authority (NFTA)
              Niagara Hotel, Buffalo, NY
              Niagara Lithographing Co.
              Niagara Movement

              1905

              Niagara Reservation

              1883, 1887


              Niagara Square

              1800, 1820, 1825, 1836, 1851, 1852, 1853, 1878, 1881, 1888, 1901, 1907, 1923, 1924, 1931, 1936, 1974

              Nichols, George
              Niederlander, Daniel B.
              Noah, Mordecai Manuel

              1825,

              Nominations  
              Northampton Street
              North Park
                North Presbyterian Church 1904,
                Northrup, William Phelps 1888
                North Street Cemetery
                Norton, Charles 1916
                Noye, John S.

                O'Connor, Thomas
                Ogden Company 1838
                Ohio Sreet Bridge
                Oishei , John 1940
                Oishei Foundation 1940, 2001
                Olcott, Chauncey

                1932, 1947

                Olcott Hotel
                Old Court House
                Old Public Library See "Public Library" below
                Oldman Boiler Works
                Old Fort Niagara
                Olenik & Reisem
                Olmsted, Frederick Law

                1868, 1872, 1887, 1888

                Olmsted, Harold
                Olympic Movie Theatre
                Olympic Park

                1890

                Opera House
                Orphanages
                Osgood, Thaddeus

                1812

                Otis, Rainsford 1841
                Otto Store

                1896


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                Paine, General 1802
                Palmer, John

                1800

                Palmer's Views
                Pan-American Exposition

                1901

                Pankow, Steven
                Parade, The
                (Humboldt Park; Martin Luther King Jr. Park)

                1868 1872, 1876

                Paramount movie theater
                Park, Roswell, M.D.
                Park, The (Delaware Park)

                1868

                Park System

                Parker, Ely

                1828, 1895

                Parker, James Benjamin

                Parks

                1868 1872, 1876

                Parkside neighborhood

                1797, 1841, 1888

                Parkside Unitarian Church

                1897

                Parkways
                Patriot War of 1837 in Canada

                1837

                Paul, Tommy
                Pavement markers

                1920

                Peace Bridge

                1927

                People's Bank
                People's Church
                Perky, Henry 1900
                Perrault, Gilbert 1975
                Petroleum Industry
                Pfitzner, A. L. 1910
                Phoenix Hotel
                Photographers/Photography

                Piarists
                Pierce, Dr. Ray Vaughn

                1877

                Pierce, Dr. V. Mott 1900
                Pierce-Arrow autos

                1901, 1906, 1908, 1916, 1921, 1937,

                Pierce, George N.

                1908

                Pillsbury Grain Elevator

                1894,

                Pitass, Rev. Jan 1882,
                Plains, The 1845
                Plymouth Avenue
                Poinsett Barracks

                1838, 1845

                Police

                1871

                Polish

                1910, 1911, 1924,

                Pollack, Susan M.
                Population

                1810, 1820, 1825, 1835, 1840, 1845, 1855, 1860, 1865, 1890, 1900, 1901, 1910

                Porter, Cyrus K.

                Porter, General Peter

                1816, 1827, 1830, 1844

                Postcards
                Post Office

                1804, 1837

                Potters Field

                1832

                Pratt
                Pratt & Lambert Co.
                Preservation
                Preservation Studios
                Prince & Co.
                Private schools
                Prospect Hill
                Public Art
                Public Library

                1836, 1887

                Public schools
                Public transit 1854
                Pulaski, Casimer
                Puma, Jerome
                PUSH (People United for Sustainable Housing)

                Queen City Hub Project
                Quigley, Bishop James

                Railroad

                1834, 1847, 1848, 1849, 1855, 1863, 1877, 1887, ,1899, 1900, 1910,

                Ralph, Edmund 1829,
                Rand, George F.

                1929,

                Rand, George F., Jr.
                Ransom, Asa

                1801

                Ransom, Mrs. M. A.
                Rapid Transit system 1980,
                Rathbun, Benjamin

                1835, 1843

                Red Jacket

                1774, 1797 , 1838

                Reigstad, Thomas J.
                Reed Grain Elevator
                Republic Steel Corporation

                1984

                Research buildings
                Reservoir, Best Street
                Rich, Andrew J.
                Richardson, Henry Hobson

                1887, 1888

                Richmond Avenue
                Richmond Elevator
                Richmond Hotel

                1887

                Richmond, Jewett. M.
                Riley, Maj. Gen. Bennett
                Riley Street
                River Lea
                Riverside
                Rizzo, Salvatore
                Robert, Rene 1975
                Rochester & Tonawanda Railroad 1844
                "Rockpile, The" See War Memorial Stadium below
                Roesch, Charles E.
                Rogers, Maj. Gen. William F.
                Rogers, William A.
                Rogovin, Milton

                1999, 2001

                Rohlfs, Charles

                1888

                Roman Catholic Church
                Roosevelt, Theodore

                1901

                Roos Brewery
                Root, Edward 1826
                Root, Robert Keating
                Roswell Park Institute 1997
                Rote, David M.
                Roycroft

                1893

                Rumsey
                Russell, Washington Adams 1841
                Ryan, Stephen V.

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                Sabres, Buffalo
                1970, 1975, 1996
                Sacred Heart Church
                Saengerbund
                Saengerfest
                Saint Anthony's RC Church
                Saint Bonaventure's Basketball Team 1970
                Saint-Gaudens, Augustus
                Saint James Hall
                Saint John, Gamaliel
                Saint John, LeGrand
                Saint John, Margaret

                1813

                Saint John, Sarah
                Saint John's Episcopal Church

                1846 , 1906

                Saint Joseph's Cathedral School
                Saint Joseph's College
                Saint Joseph's RC New Cathedral
                Saint Lawrence Seaway 1960
                Saint Louis Church

                1843

                Saint Paul's Church (Cathedral)

                1819, 1888, 1900

                Saint Peter's German Evangelical Church
                Saint Peter's Lutheran Church
                Saint Stanislaus Church 1882,
                Salisbury, Hezekiah A. 1811
                Salisbury, Smith H. 1811
                Satterfield, John
                Sattler, John G.

                1914

                Sattler Theatre

                1914

                Savoy Theatre

                1909

                Scaife, Rt. Rev. Lauriston 1948

                Scajaquada Creek

                Scajaquada Expressway
                Scatcherd, John N.
                Scheu, Solomon
                Schlicker Organ Company
                Schoell, Frankie
                Schoellkopf Family
                Schoolhouse

                1807

                Schools

                1807, 1829, 1839, 1846, 1965, 1976, 1852, 1870, 1888, 1916, 1965, 1968, 1970

                Schwab, Frank X.
                Scott, Brig. Gen Winfield
                Scoville, Jonathan
                Scozza, Lou
                Sculptures
                Sears Catalog Homes
                Sedita, Frank A.
                Seiche of 1844 1844
                Sellstedt, Lars Gustaf

                Senecas

                1500, 1756, 1764, 1774, 1775, 1788, 1791, 1797, 1838

                Settlers
                74th Regimental Armory See "Armories" above
                Severance, Frank H.
                Shanks, Bruce

                1958

                Shea, Judith
                Shea' s Buffalo Theater

                1976

                Sheehan Emergency 1902
                Sheehan, John C.
                Sheehan, William
                Shelton, Eminent Rev. William / Shelton Square

                1840, 1884, 1900

                Shepard, Sidney
                Sheppard, James D. 1844
                Sherman, Village of
                Ships /Shipbuilding

                1845, 1847, 1856, 1942,

                SHPO (State Historic Preservation Office)
                Sidewalk markers

                1920

                Sidway
                Silsbee, Joseph Lyman
                Silver Creek's giant tree 1825
                Simon, William 1888
                Simpson, O. J. 1973
                Siracuse, Carol Case
                Sisters' Hospital

                1848

                Sisti, Tony
                65th Regiment Armory
                Sizer, Henry
                Skinner, Martha St. John
                Skyway 1955
                Skyway Marina
                Slattery, James
                  Slave 1793, 1795, 1823, 1835, 1847, 1851
                  Slawinski, Jozef
                  Small Business Administration
                  Smith, Bruce 1988
                  Smith, Henry K.
                  Smith, H. Perry
                  Smith, Joseph 1827
                  Snelson, Kenneth
                  Snyder, Michael 1882
                  Soldiers & Sailors Monument in Lafayette Square

                  1884

                  Soldiers Circle
                  South Buffalo
                  South Park
                  South Towns Byway: Resource Inventory
                  Surveys

                  Spaulding, Charlotte
                  Spaulding, E. G.

                  1847, 1862

                  Sprague, Carlton
                  Springville, NY
                  Stained glass
                  Stallions 1979
                  Standard Milling Company
                  Stanley, Winifred Claire
                  Star Theatre
                  State Normal School at Buffalo

                  1870

                  State University of New York
                  College at Buffalo
                  1870

                  State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo/ University at Buffalo)

                  Statler, Ellsworth

                  1896, 1906, 1923

                  Steamboat 1820, 1834, 1837,
                  Steel
                  Steel industry

                  See:

                  Stella Niagara Preserve
                  Stevens, Frederick P.

                  1856

                  Stock Exchange Hotel
                  Stockyards

                  Strawberry Island

                  Streetcars
                  Street railway
                  Streeter, Edward
                  Strong, George
                  Suber, Shirley M. 1971
                  Sullivan, Louis

                  1896

                  SUNY Buffalo
                  Surveys
                  Swannie House
                  Symons, Col. W.

                  Talbert, Mary B.

                  1905, 1922, 1923

                  Tanning
                  Tasker, Steve 1993
                  Taxes
                  Taylor, Cecilia Evans
                  Teck Collision Company 1950
                  Teck Theater
                  Telegraph 1846
                  Telephone Company
                  Temple Beth El
                  Temple of Music

                  1901

                  Tesla. Nikola
                  Tewksbury Incident
                  Thayer brothers 1825
                  Theater (Drama)

                  1976

                  Theatre Historic Preservation District
                  The Buffalo News
                  The Park (Delaware Park)
                  Third National Bank

                  Thomas, Edwin R.
                  Thomas Flyer automobiles
                  Thompson, Sheldon

                  1840

                  Thorne, George L.
                  Tielman, Timothy
                  Tiffany, Louis Comfort
                  Tifft, George W.
                  Tifft House
                  Tilden, Thomas 1845
                  Tillinghast, James
                  Timon, John

                  1847

                  Tingley, Chuck
                  Title Guarantee Building
                  Tonawanda 1800, 1826
                  Townsend, Charles 1846
                  Townsend, Harriet
                  Treaty of Big Tree 1797
                  Treaty of Ghent 1814
                  Tree
                  Trolleys - See "Electric Streetcars" above  
                  Troup, George
                  Trowbridge, Dr. Josiah
                  Tucker Building

                  1887

                  Tudor style 1888
                  Tuscarora Indians 1722, 1800
                  Twain, Mark

                  1869 , 1872


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                  UB
                  Underground railroad
                  Union Meeting House

                  1827

                  Unions 1884
                  Union Ship Canal
                  Unitarian-Universalist Church

                  1896, 1969

                  U. S. Bank
                  U. S. Custom House
                  U. S. Presidents
                  University Heights
                  University of Buffalo (UB)

                  1846, 1916, 1968, 1970

                    University Park Historic District
                    University Plaza 1939
                    Upper Black Rock 1813
                    Urban Company / Urban, George Jr.

                    1866, 1897, 1902, 1904

                    Urban planning

                    Valley section
                    Vandalia 1842
                    Van Derveer, Tara
                    Van Ness, Cynthia
                    Van Vleck , George H.
                    Vaux, Calvert

                    1876, 1887

                    Veterans
                    Vitascope Theater

                    Wachadlo, Martin
                    Wadsworth, James
                    Wait, Harry R.
                    Waite, Richard A.

                    Walden, Ebenezer

                    1806, 1812, 1813, 1829, 1838,

                    Walden Galleria 1989
                    "Walk-in-the-Water"

                    1821

                    Walkowski, Jennifer
                    Wards

                    1853

                    War Memorial Stadium

                    War of 1812

                    1812, 1813, 1814

                    Washington Street Market

                    Waterfront
                    Water - Jubilee Water Works
                    Water Pumping Station
                    Water - wooden pipes
                    Watson Grain Elevator
                    Watson, Stephen V.R.
                    WBEN 1948
                    Weber, Col. John B.
                    Wedekindt, Henry
                    Weed Block
                    Welch, Brigadier General Samuel Manning
                    Wells, Chandler
                    Wells, Henry 1862
                    Wendt, Margaret L.
                    Western Association of Architects (WAA)
                    Western Literary and Scientific Academy

                    1829

                    Western New York Entertainment Hall of Fame
                    Western New York Heritage Magazine
                    Western New York Legacy: A Digital Library of Historical Treasures
                    Western Savings Bank
                    West Ferry Street
                    Westinghouse, George
                    West Side
                    West Village Historic Preservation District
                    WGR 1922
                    Whiskey
                    Whitaker, Ramona Pando
                    White, Dr. James Platt
                    Wicks, William Sydney 1888
                    Wiegand, Art
                    Wilcox, Ansley

                    1845, 1883, 1901

                    Wilkeson, Samuel

                    1820, 1824, 1836

                    Wilkeson, Col. Samuel H.
                    William Simon Brewery 1852
                    Williams Family
                    Williamsville
                    Williamsville-Buffalo Road 1832
                    Willow Lawn

                    1888

                    Winfield, Mason
                    Winney, Cornelius

                    1789

                    Witul, Gregory L.

                      Women
                      Women's Christian Association Building,

                      1888

                      Women's Suffrage 1902 Convention in Buffalo
                      Women's Union
                      Wonderland Building 1893
                      Woods, A.
                      Woods, Bob

                      1935, 1941

                      World University Games 1993

                      WPA

                      Wright, Frank Lloyd

                      1888


                      YMCA

                      1852, 1902

                      Yots, Thomas

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                      Zimmermann, George

                      1938

                      Zink and Hatch Building
                      Zoschke, Bettie
                      Zoschke, Carl


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