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"Save Our Cemeteries" Program - Directions

July 13, 2024 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Directions
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The map above shows the I-190 thruway Exit 23 - Packard Road and Exit 24 - Witmer Road. 

Morning Session - Directions from the South to the Calvin K. Richards Community Center (7000 Lockport Road):

1.  Take the I-190 NY State Thruway North across Grand Island to exit 23 and turn right on to Packard Road.

2.  Get into left lane and at the 2nd light (Military Road-RT 265) turn left.  Travel north 1 mile to Lockport Road.

3. Turn right onto Lockport Road and head east 0.5 miles past the Active Hose Fire Co. & the Helmel Manufacturing.

4. Turn left onto Veterans Memorial Park 7000 Lockport Road.  At the stop sign turn left onto Joe Rotella Way.

5. Follow this road through the park to the Calvin K. Richards Community Center (0.5 mile). Parking is in the rear. 

Afternoon Session - Directions from the Calvin K. Richards Community Center to Witmer Cemetery:

1. Go out through the park via Joe Rotella Way and turn right on to Lockport Road, go past the Active Hose Fire Co.

2. At the traffic light, turn right on to Military Road (Route 265).

3. Travel north 0.8 miles to Witmer Road (Route 31) and at the traffic light turn left onto Witmer Road.

4. Go straight 1 mile through the traffic light at the Niagara University entrance and just past Cerrone Trucking (on the left side), turn left onto Pennsylvania Avenue and drive to the parking area in the front of the cemetery.

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