Burr Plato obituary, October 3, 1905

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Title

Burr Plato obituary, October 3, 1905

Subject

Burr Plato

Description

An obituary from the October 3, 1905 edition of the Welland Tribune and Peoples Press about Burr Plato, who died September 27, 1905. He was an escaped slave who fled to Niagara through the Underground Railroad. In 1886 he was elected councillor for the Village of Niagara Falls, then part of Welland County, and retired from public office in 1901.

Creator

Welland Tribune and Peoples Press

Source

Welland Public Library Microfilm Collection

Date

1905/10/03

Rights

Welland Tribune

Relation

A short video of Burr Plato's life was made by the Niagara Falls Museum and can be viewed here:

History@Home: Burr Plato

Format

Microfilm

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Microfilm cabinet - 071.1338 WEL Tri #14

Coverage

Niagara Falls; Welland County

Files

1  oct 3 1905 people press.jpg
2 oct 3 1905 people press.jpg

Citation

Welland Tribune and Peoples Press, “Burr Plato obituary, October 3, 1905,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed June 13, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9362.