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Gates Circle - OU0440
Part of the Olmsted Park and Parkway System.
Owner: GOF
N 42° 55.233' W 78° 52.067' N 42° 55' 13.98'' W 78° 52' 4.02'' N 42.92055°  W 78.86778° 
Altitude: m. ASL.
 Region: United States > New York
Cache type: No translation available (id: )
Size: No container
Status: Archived
Date hidden: 2012-04-09
Date created: 2012-04-09
Date published: 2012-04-09
Last modification: 2015-06-13
2x Found
2x Not found
0 notes
watchers 0 watchers
2 visitors
1 x rated
Rated as: n/a
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Description EN

From http://buffaloah.com

 

Georgie B. Gates Pardee

By Patrick Kavanagh

 

As a dedication and lasting honor to her parents, Mrs. Pardee petitioned to have the area then known as Chapin Place (Chapin Place was named in honor of Col. Edward Chapin, who belonged to the 116th Infantry, and was killed at Port Hudson in 1863, during the Civil War), changed to Gates Circle.

 

In return for this name change, Mrs. Pardee offered to pay for the fountain and layout of the circle. E.B. Green designed the layout of Gates Circle. His design incorporated the ornate light standards and fountain from the Pan American Exposition which was held in Buffalo in 1901.

 

The GAR adamantly objected to this proposal; however, Mrs. Pardee won out and since 1903, this circle has been known as Gates Circle, as Mrs. Pardee wished.

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