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Batavia in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Batavia

 
 
Batavia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Patrick Weissend, September 22, 2006
1. Batavia Marker
Inscription. Seat of Holland Land Office. This City was founded in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott, local agent of Holland Land Company
 
Erected 1936 by State Education Department.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 42° 59.96′ N, 78° 11.435′ W. Marker is in Batavia, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on West Main Street (New York State Route 5/63/33) 0.2 miles east of Oak Street (New York State Route 98), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 West Main Street, Batavia NY 14020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. Charles F. Rand (a few steps from this marker); Paolo Busti Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Soldiers Sailors and Marines of Genesee County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genesee County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Genesee County (approx. mile away); Early Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Batavia Club (approx. half a mile away); Centennial Park (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Batavia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Holland Land Office Museum
Stone at Base of Batavia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
2. Stone at Base of Batavia Marker
This stone is at the base of the marker.
. (Submitted on July 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Holland Land Office - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Joseph Ellicott - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
4. Holland Land Company - Wikpedia. (Submitted on July 21, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Eastward View Batavia Marker (left) and Capt. Charles F. Rand Marker (right) image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
3. Eastward View Batavia Marker (left) and Capt. Charles F. Rand Marker (right)
Westward View Batavia Marker and Holland Land Office Museum image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
4. Westward View Batavia Marker and Holland Land Office Museum
Direct View Batavia Marker and Capt. Charles F. Rand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
5. Direct View Batavia Marker and Capt. Charles F. Rand Marker
Notice the plaques above the door and three windows of the Holland Land Office Museum.
Plaque Over the Left-most Window image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
6. Plaque Over the Left-most Window
Plaque Over the Window Left of the Door image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
7. Plaque Over the Window Left of the Door
Plaque Over Door image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
8. Plaque Over Door
Plaque Over Window Right of Door image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
9. Plaque Over Window Right of Door
Plaque Left of Door image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
10. Plaque Left of Door
Partially covered by window shutter.
Registered National Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
11. Registered National Historic Landmark Plaque
Right of door, partially covered by window shutter.
War of 1812 Peace Garden Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
12. War of 1812 Peace Garden Plaque
To the left of the porch of the museum.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Patrick Weissend of Corfu, New Yok.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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