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Lockport in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington Hunt

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
1. Washington Hunt Marker
Inscription.  
Washington Hunt
1811-1867. Served as U.S.
Representative 1843-1849.
NY State Comptroller 1849
and NY Governor 1850-1852.
Buried here.

 
Erected 2020 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation & Glenwood Cemetery. (Marker Number 774.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
 
Location. 43° 10.886′ N, 78° 42.22′ W. Marker is in Lockport, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Glenwood Avenue ¾ mile west of Gooding Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Glenwood Avenue, Lockport NY 14094, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Watson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donnelly Point (approx. ¼ mile away); Col. W. M. Bond House (approx. ¾ mile away); Washington Hunt Law Office (approx. ¾ mile away); The Kandt Home (approx. ¾ mile away); Niagara County Courthouse
Washington Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
2. Washington Hunt Marker
At Glenwood Cemetery
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Dole House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Barge Tie Ups & lock view looking west (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lockport.
 
More about this marker. The cemetery is on an ill-defined shelf of the Niagara Escarpment. The "markers within walking distance" would not be for many people.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glenwood Cemetery Association. (Submitted on January 19, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Washington Hunt - Wikipedia. (Submitted on January 19, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
3. Washington Hunt - Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress. (Submitted on January 19, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Washington Hunt Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
3. Washington Hunt Headstone
In memory of Washington Hunt who lived and died in the communion of the holy Catholic church, and whose last words were Praise the Lord O my soul, and all that is within me, Praise His Holy Name (essentially Psalm 103:1).
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
4. Washington Hunt Memorial
[south plaque] In grateful memory of the public services and the private virtues of Washington Hunt who departed this life February 2nd 1867 aged 54 years. Many friends have united in erecting this monument.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
5. Washington Hunt Memorial
[east plaque] Conscientiously attached to the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States. He was a distinguished member of its general convention for the last fifteen years of his pure and honored life.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
6. Washington Hunt Memorial
[north plaque] With eminent ability and patriotism, he successively filled the offices of first judge of Niagara County, Representative in the Congress of the United States, Comptroller, and Governor of the State of New York.
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
7. Washington Hunt Memorial
west plaque
Washington Hunt Memorial & Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 19, 2021
8. Washington Hunt Memorial & Headstone
Area 10
Map to Washington Hunt Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller
9. Map to Washington Hunt Memorial
Map not found on cemetery website.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   9. submitted on January 21, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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