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Battle Creek in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Sojourner Truth Memorial

 
 
Sojourner Truth Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2002
1. Sojourner Truth Memorial Marker
Inscription. In memoriam Sojourner Truth, born a slave in Ulster Co. N.Y. in the 18th century, died in Battle Creek Mich. Nov. 26, 1883 aged about 105 years. "Is God Dead" S.T.

Formal dedication Nov. 26, 1997, 200th Anniversary
 
Location. 42° 18.462′ N, 85° 10.752′ W. Marker is in Battle Creek, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Touch for map. The marker is located in Oak Hill Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 South Avenue, Battle Creek MI 49014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaque (approx. 0.6 miles away); Park Theatre (approx. 9 miles away); Daniel B. Eldred House (approx. 9.2 miles away); First Rural Free Delivery Carriers (approx. 9.3 miles away); Climax World War II Memorial (approx. 9.4 miles away); Barn Theatre (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans

 
Charles M. Holton-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2002
2. Charles M. Holton-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lot 10. He was awarded the medal for action on July 4, 1863 at Falling Waters, VA
Edwin Van Winkle-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 21, 2002
3. Edwin Van Winkle-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lot 688. He was awarded the medal for action on Sept 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, VA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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