Mckinley Monument

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  • Address: Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY, United States
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Monument, Family And Kids

Buffalo on the whole still feels very guilty about the death of President William McKinley . He was shot in 1901 by Leon Czolgosz who was a psyched believer of anarchy and belonged to Detroit. So in the year of 1907, the city created an obelisk of white marble which was 93 feet tall in height. It was dedicated to the martyred President. The cost of the monument was around 105,000 USD. It is covered at all four compass points by giant lions made out of marble, and are sculpted from the life of a really a famous lion that was a part of the Bronx Zoo.

This monument is a true dedication to his life as it has details about his life engraved at all corners. On the northern most face, which points towards the spot where McKinley died and fell down, the inscription points out that the President was an unfortunate "victim of a treacherous assassin" who "shot the President as he was extending the hand of courtesy."

Mckinley Monument Hours

  • It is an obelisk and can be seen at any time. 

How to Reach Mckinley Monument

  • At the intersection of intersection of Niagara Street, Delaware Avenue, Perkins Drive, Genesee Street and Court Street.

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  • Mckinley Monument Address: Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY, United States
  • Mckinley Monument Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Mckinley Monument(preferred time): 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mckinley Monument: 00:30 Mins
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  • 40.68% of people who visit Buffalo include Mckinley Monument in their plan

  • 53.85% of people start their Mckinley Monument visit around 4 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Mckinley Monument

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

75% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mckinley Monument

People normally club together Guaranty Building and Ellicott Square Building while planning their visit to Mckinley Monument.

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