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Hartwell Carver, M.D.

 
 
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - North image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
1. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - North
Inscription. In memory of Hartwell Carver, M.D. a descendant of John Carver who came over in the May Flower A.D. 1620.

He lived to see as an achieved fact what forty years before was to him a vision of the future.

Many years of his life were devoted to arousing the public mind to this great enterprise and demonstrating its practicability.

Dr. Carver was the father of the Pacific Railroad; with him originated the thought of connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by Rail Road.
 
Location. 43° 7.648′ N, 77° 37.162′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Mount Hope Avenue near Elmwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is within Mt. Hope Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ninth of November, 1886 (approx. mile away); To the Memory of (approx. mile away); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Founding of the River Campus
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - East image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
2. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - East
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Highland Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trophy Cannon (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Also see . . .  Dr. Hartwell Carver's Proposal to Build a Railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean. From the Central Pacific Railroad website. Site includes transcriptions of various texts generally in support of Carver's claim. (Submitted on May 7, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.) 
 
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Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - South image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
3. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - South
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - West image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
4. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker Side - West
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker/Monument image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
5. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker/Monument
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker - Western Approach image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
6. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker - Western Approach
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker - Eastern Approach image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
7. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Marker - Eastern Approach
Hartwell Carver, M.D. Headstone image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 6, 2012
8. Hartwell Carver, M.D. Headstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 7, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 7, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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