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Elizabethtown in Essex County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Brown’s Body

 
 
John Brown’s Body Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel
1. John Brown’s Body Marker
Inscription.  John Brown’s body guarded by local citizens rested in this court house on the night of Dec. 6, 1859 on its way to burial at his home in North Elba.
 
Erected 1959 by State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRCemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 44° 12.844′ N, 73° 35.718′ W. Marker is in Elizabethtown, New York, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street (U.S. 9) and Park Street, on the left when traveling north on Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elizabethtown NY 12932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elizabethtown War Memorials (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgar P. Wadhams (approx. 2.1 miles away); Maccabee Hall and Other Lewis Landmarks (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lewis Hotel and Central School (approx. 4˝ miles away); Inez Milholland (approx. 4˝ miles away); Atlas F Missle Silo Site in Lewis, NY and War Veterans
John Brown’s Body Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 13, 2019
2. John Brown’s Body Marker
(approx. 4.6 miles away); Town of Lewis Veterans Park (approx. 4.6 miles away); Toll-Gate House (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethtown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 30, 2020