William McKinley

William McKinley (HMGSL)

Location: Reading, PA 19602 Berks County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 20.052', W 75° 54.862'

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Born at Niles, Ohio, 1843
Enlisted in the Union Army as Private, 1861
Mustered out as Major, 1865
Elected President, 1896
Re-elected President, 1900
Died at Buffalo, N.Y. 1901

Last Public Utterances at the
Pan American Exposition,
Buffalo, N.Y., September 5, 1901.

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"God and man have linked the nations together."
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"Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord,
not conflict and that our real eminence rests in
the victories of peace, not those of war"
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"Our earnest prayer is that God will graciously
vouchsafe prosperity, happiness and peace to all
our neighbors and like blessings to all the peoples
and powers of the Earth."
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"Lest We Forget."
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Erected by contributions from citizens,
churches, and other organizations,
and the school children of the
City and County, under the direction of the
Board of Trade of Reading.
1905.
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HM NumberHMGSL
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Year Placed1905
Placed ByThe Reading Board of Trade, with City and County Citizens, Churches, Organizations, and School Children
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 422331 N 4465252
Decimal Degrees40.33420000, -75.91436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.052', W 75° 54.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 3.12" N, 75° 54' 51.72" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1151-1185 Perkiomen Ave, Reading PA 19602, US
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