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Waterloo in Seneca County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Murray Residence

Built 1817

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2017
1. General Murray Residence Marker
Inscription.

Gen. John B. Murray and Henry C. Welles
founded Memorial Day at Waterloo, N.Y.
May 5, 1866

Waterloo Memorial Day Centennial - 1966


 
Erected 1966.
 
Location. 42° 54.252′ N, 76° 52.028′ W. Marker is in Waterloo, New York, in Seneca County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 20) and Oak Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 West Main Street, Waterloo NY 13165, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Day (within shouting distance of this marker); General Sullivanís New York Campaign Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Celebrating 100 Years of High School Education in Waterloo (within shouting distance of this marker); Sampson Naval Training Station Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Skoi-Yase (about 300 feet away); War Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterloo.
 
Also see . . .  The History and Origin of Memorial Day in Waterloo, New York
General Murray Residence and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 19, 2017
2. General Murray Residence and Marker
. (Submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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