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Hannibal in Marion County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

William Henry Hatch

Farmer - Statesman - Lawyer

 
 
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By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
1. William Henry Hatch Marker
Inscription.  Born in Scott County, Kentucky, September 11, 1833
Died at his home, Strawberry Hill Farm, near Hannibal December 23, 1896.
Representative First District of Missouri in the Congress of the United States 1879 - 1895

The impress of his public service may be found in the legislation of his country; that of his private life, in the hearts of all with whom it came in touch.
A memorial from his fellow citizens.
 
Erected 1914.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 42.504′ N, 91° 21.531′ W. Marker is in Hannibal, Missouri, in Marion County. Marker is on Broadway Ext. (U.S. 36) just east of 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hannibal MO 63401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named William Henry Hatch (here, next to this marker); Fifth Street Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mark Twain Hotel (approx. 0.2

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By Bill Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
2. William Henry Hatch Statue
miles away); Eighth and Center Sts. Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Becky Thatcher's Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Mark Twain's Father's Law Office (approx. ¼ mile away); McDaniel's Candy Store (approx. ¼ mile away); Mark Twain's Boyhood Home (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hannibal.
 
Also see . . .  William H. Hatch - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
William Henry Hatch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
3. William Henry Hatch Marker
In recognition of the Hatch Act Centennial 1887 - 1987
This landmark legislation authorized agricultural experiment stations in each state associated with the land grant university.
Place here September 18, 1987 by The Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Missouri and the Missouri State Historical Society.
William Henry Hatch image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 11, 2012
4. William Henry Hatch
His life was gentle, and the elements so mix'd in him that nature might stand up and say to all the world this was a man.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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