Ghost Town and Legends…New York, Erie County


New York…Erie County
1…East Clarence..3 miles East of Clarence Center
2…Akron Junction..2 1/2 miles West of Akron
3…Pavement..3 miles East of Lancaster
4…Alden Station..1 mile North of Alden
5…Colegrove..3 miles Southeast of Aurora
6…Clarksburg..on the South branch of 18 mile creek, 4 miles Southeast of Eden
7…Fenton..1 1/2 miles East Southeast of Brant
8…Iroquois..just across the county line from Versailles
9…Wyandale..2 miles Southeast of New Oregon
10..Concord..4 miles Southeast of New Oregon
1…Shortly after the fall of Quebec to the British, 2 French vessels sailed into the small bay formed by Burnt Ship
    Creek that seperates Buckhorn and Grand Islands. The ships were set fire and abandoned, both carried war material and a paychest.
2…In 1880, hunters fournd 150 gold coins and 1400 silver and copper coins dated 1537 on Grand Island. More is believed to be hidden somewhere on the Island
3…An old motel located along the old Falls Road on or near Tonawanda was used in the 1930’s as a bootleg exchange.
    Money is reported to be buried around or near the circle drive of the motel. Checking old records may help to pinpoint the exact location of this motel.
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