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Walden-Myer Mausoleum - Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
N 42° 55.959 W 078° 51.852
17T E 674278 N 4755548
Quick Description: One of many mausoleums located in beautiful Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/11/2009 2:24:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM5J17
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
Views: 4

Long Description:
The Walden-Myer Mausoleum contains the families of Ebenezer Walden and Albert Myer. It is located in section X of Forest Lawn Cemetery, in the northwest corner of the grounds. The design of the giant mausoleum is of Neo-Romanesque design. It supports a large globe which symbolizes God's sovereignty over heaven and earth.

Ebenezer Walden (1777-1857) was the first lawyer in Buffalo, mayor of Buffalo, a judge, and a real estate developer.

Albert Myer (1829-1880) was Walden's son-in-law. Prognosticating the weather was a novel thing in the middle 1800s, but Brigadier General Myer did it so successfully that he founded the U.S. Weather Bureau. He also invented the wig-wag signal system and became the first commander of the Army Signal Corp. The National Weather Service office in Buffalo is named in his honor.
Visiting Hours/Restrictions:
Cemetery hours are from 8AM-7PM during the months of April-October and 8AM-5PM during the winter months.


Address:
1411 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY United States
14209


History: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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