Batavia in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan
[north] The court records of Genesee County and the files of the Batavia Advocate, kept in the Recorder's office contain the history of the events that caused the erection of this monument.
[east] The bane of our civil institutions is to be found in Masonry, already powerful and daily becoming more so. ** I owe to my country an exposure of its cancer. Capt. Wm. Morgan.
[west] Erected by volunteer contributions from over 2000 persons residing in Canada, Ontario and twenty-six of the United-States and Territories.
Erected 1882 by National Christian Association.
Location. 42° 59.56′ N, 78° 10.341′ W. Marker is in Batavia, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is on Harvester Avenue ¼ mile south of East Main Street (New York State Route 5), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker/Memorial is in the southwest corner of Batavia Cemetery by railroad tracks
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jos. Ellicott (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Ellicott (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Ellicott (about 300 feet away); Cary House Site (approx. half a mile away); The Batavia Club (approx. 0.6 miles away); Genesee County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Genesee County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); In Memory of the Soldiers Sailors and Marines of Genesee County (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Batavia.
Also see . . .
1. William Morgan (anti-Mason) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Batavia Cemetery - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 9, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Additional keywords. William Morgan, Captain William Morgan, anti-Mason, anti-Freemason, anti-Masonry, anti-Freemasonry
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 248 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.