Obadiah Baker Homestead

Obadiah Baker Homestead (HM1J6A)

Location: Orchard Park, NY 14127 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 46.236', W 78° 43.8'

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Built in 1840 - replaced log cabin erected when property was acquired from Holland Land Company in 1804. The Baker family - prominent Quakers in this area - lived here for five generations. This home served as one last station of Underground Railway for slaves enroute to Canada via Buffalo.
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HM NumberHM1J6A
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Year Placed1975
Placed ByErie County Bicentennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 685714 N 4737839
Decimal Degrees42.77060000, -78.73000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.236', W 78° 43.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 14.16" N, 78° 43' 48" 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 7096-7166 US-20A, Orchard Park NY 14127, US
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