Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan

Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan (HM1KF5)

Location: Batavia, NY 14020 Genesee County
Country: United States of America
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N 42° 59.56', W 78° 10.341'

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[south] Sacred to the memory of Wm. Morgan, a native of Virginia, a Capt. in the War of 1812, a respectable citizen of Batavia, and a martyr to the freedom of writing, printing and speaking the truth. He was abducted from near this spot in the year 1826, by Freemasons and murdered for revealing the secrets of their order. [north] The court records of Genesee County and the files of the Batavia Advocate, kept in the Recorder's office contain the history of the events that caused the erection of this monument. [east] The bane of our civil institutions is to be found in Masonry, already powerful and daily becoming more so. ** I owe to my country an exposure of its cancer. Capt. Wm. Morgan. [west] Erected by volunteer contributions from over 2000 persons residing in Canada, Ontario and twenty-six of the United-States and Territories.
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HM NumberHM1KF5
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Year Placed1882
Placed ByNational Christian Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 8th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 730511 N 4763880
Decimal Degrees42.99266667, -78.17235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 59.56', W 78° 10.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 59' 33.6" N, 78° 10' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)585, 716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 81 Harvester Ave, Batavia NY 14020, US
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