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Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward

 
 
Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
1. Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward who as a young Auburn lawyer practiced law in Cayuga County Court House. He rose to become governor of New York, United States Senator, Secretary of State under Lincoln and Johnson. He was Lincoln's principal advisor during the Civil War and the acknowledged leader of the anti-slave group. Because of his vision and foresight he brought about the purchase of Alaska.
 
Erected 1958 by Citizens of Cayuga County.
 
Location. 42° 55.807′ N, 76° 34.145′ W. Marker is in Auburn, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is at the intersection of Genesee Street and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Genesee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Genesee Street, Auburn NY 13021, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Harriet Tubman (here, next to this marker); Cayuga County Court House (a few steps from this marker); Cayuga County (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Marker on Court House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
2. Marker on Court House
Seward marker is left; Tubman marker is right.
line); Korean War (about 400 feet away); The Moral of War (about 500 feet away); The Medal of Honor (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
Also see . . .  William H. Seward - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Cayuga County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, August 28, 2015
3. Cayuga County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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