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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Batavia, New York

 
Clickable Map of Genesee County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Genesee County, NY (105) Erie County, NY (597) Livingston County, NY (152) Monroe County, NY (387) Niagara County, NY (384) Orleans County, NY (138) Wyoming County, NY (80)  GeneseeCounty(105) Genesee County (105)  ErieCounty(597) Erie County (597)  LivingstonCounty(152) Livingston County (152)  MonroeCounty(387) Monroe County (387)  NiagaraCounty(384) Niagara County (384)  OrleansCounty(138) Orleans County (138)  WyomingCounty(80) Wyoming County (80)
Batavia is the county seat for Genesee County
Batavia is in Genesee County
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1New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Batavia
Seat of Holland Land Office. This City was founded in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott, local agent of Holland Land CompanyMap (db m75849) HM
2New York (Genesee County), Batavia — 194 — Batavia Cemetery
Batavia Cemetery Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002 by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m158623) HM
3New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Benjamin Ellicott
Benjamin Ellicott was born in Bucks County, Penna., April 17th, 1765. Died at Williamsville, N.Y. December 10th, 1827. The history of his life is closely connected with that of the western portion of this state. Together with his brother Joseph, . . . Map (db m83100) HM
4New York (Genesee County), Batavia — 300 — Birthplace of Emory Upton
Birthplace of Emory Upton 1839 - 1881. West Point graduate. U.S. Army General and Civil War veteran. Influential military author & stategist Map (db m126158) HM
5New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Capt. Charles F. RandIn Memory of — 1839 - 1908 —
A native Batavian who once lived at No. 4 Liberty Street. Charles Franklin Rand is officially recognized by the Congress of the United States as the first person to answer President Lincoln's appeal for volunteers in the Civil War on April 15, 1861. . . . Map (db m39635) HM
6New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Cary House Site
Cary House Site Location of mansion ca 1817 to 1964, a gift to his wife by Trumbull Cary, merchant, bank founder, NYS Senator, & first Batavia treasurer. Map (db m83068) HM
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7New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Centennial Park
Commemorating One Hundred Years of educating blind students in Batavia at the New York State School for the Blind - First Opened in September of 1868Map (db m39634) HM
8New York (Genesee County), Batavia — DeWitt Recreation Area Restoration
[caption] The site of DeWitt Recreation Area in 1995 The park you see today was used as a sand and gravel quarry prior to 1978. The land was donated to Genesee County by B.R. DeWitt Inc. in 1993 with the intent the site be used for family . . . Map (db m151870) HM
9New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Early Cemetery
Early Cemetery in village of Batavia on this site deeded August 10, 1820. Bodies were re-interred to other cemeteries in Batavia Map (db m94895) HM
10New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Genesee County
Formed from Ontario County on March 30, 1802 Originally comprised all of New York State west of the Genesee RiverMap (db m39636) HM
11New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Genesee County CourthouseErected 1841
. . . Map (db m39637) HM
12New York (Genesee County), Batavia — In Memory of the Soldiers Sailors and Marines of Genesee County
[front] Major General Upton In memory of the soldiers sailors and marines of Genesee County. [right] Battles of World War - Apr.6, 1917-Nov.11, 1918 Cambrai · Somme · Lys · Aisne · Cantigny · Belleau Wood · Chateau-Thierry · Montdidier-Noyon · . . . Map (db m83077) WM
13New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Jos. Ellicott
Born - 1760 Died - 1826 Surveyor - Land Developer Agent of Holland Land Co. Land Office - Batavia, N.Y. Family Monument (200' East)Map (db m83417) HM
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14New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Joseph Ellicott
Joseph Ellicottwas born in Bucks County, Penna., November 1st, 1760. Died at New York, August 19th, 1826. He was the first resident agent of the Holland Land Company for whom in 1798 he began the survey of the western part of the state then owned . . . Map (db m83098) HM
15New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Paolo Busti Monument
[front plaque] Monument dedicated in Paolo Busti Park October 27, 1984 by the Paolo Busti Cultural Foundation of Genesee County. Paolo Busti's contribution to the development of WNY has been overlooked. His foresight and business acumen were . . . Map (db m75752) HM
16New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Sacred to the Memory of Wm. Morgan
[south] Sacred to the memory of Wm. Morgan, a native of Virginia, a Capt. in the War of 1812, a respectable citizen of Batavia, and a martyr to the freedom of writing, printing and speaking the truth. He was abducted from near this spot in the year . . . Map (db m83079) HM WM
17New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Site of Mansion
Built by Col. William Davis ca. 1839. Later the home of Dean Richmond, president NY Central RR, & wife Mary who built the Richmond Library.Map (db m172495) HM
18New York (Genesee County), Batavia — The Batavia Club
Formerly Bank of Genesee First Bank West of Genesee River Built in 1831 Architect builder Hezekiah Eldredge National Register of Historic Places 1973Map (db m39632) HM
19New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Town of Batavia
Established March 30, 1802 originally included the entire Holland Purchase, 3.3 million acres in Western New YorkMap (db m39640) HM
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022