Area name changes: Town of Lockport, NY

Town of Lockport, Niagara County, New York:
Old Road/Area Names

New NameOld Name
1New Wrights CornerWrightville
2on canal at Harrington Rd.Millardsville
3just east of Cold Springs Green FarmCamp Farber
4Wilson and Chestnut Ridge Rd.Rutherford's Crossing
5East High St.Mutton Flats
6*Tonawanda Creek Rd. (Niag. Co.) crosses Tonawanda Creek; road then becomes Rapids Rd. (Erie Co.)Burdick Bridge
7Lower Mt. Rd. at Townline Rd.Hickory Corners
8Old Niagara and Plank Rd.Dennison's Corners
9Between East High and Lincoln Ave. by BowmillerShooktown
10 Rt 104, Stone Rd., Route 93Warren's Corners
11Murphy Rd.Buttermilk Lane
12Oak LaneKook Rd.
13Sunset DriveCrapsey Rd.
14Minnick Rd.Goodlander Rd.
15Davison Rd.Lovers Lane (then in the town)

Lockport, Niagara County, New York:
Old Road/Area Names

New NameOld Name
1Pine StreetE. Second St.
2Church StreetW. Second St.
3South Transit St.W. Third St.
4Gooding St.Rattle Snake Hill
5Locust St.E. Third St.
6Elm St.E. Fourth St.
7Washburn St.E. Fifth St.
8Lock St.W. Front St.
9Cottage St.E. Front St.
10Davison Rd.Lover's Lane
11Bacon St.Maynard St.
12Akron St.Clover St. south of High St.

Information drawn from The Streets of Lockport: with Notes on the Early History of the City, by Mrs. Charles A. Kaiser (Niagara County Historical Society, second edition, Feb. 1949). This book can be purchased through the Niagara County Historical Society and is well worth the money -- you can learn much more from it!

*Burdick Bridge correction submitted by Anita Reeb

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