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Batavia, New York Historical Markers

 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 6, 2014
Stone at Base of Batavia Marker
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Batavia
Seat of Holland Land Office. This City was founded in 1801 by Joseph Ellicott, local agent of Holland Land Company — Map (db m75849) HM
New 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
New 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
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Capt. Charles F. Rand In 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
New 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
New 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 1868 — Map (db m39634) HM
New 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
New 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 River — Map (db m39636) HM
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Genesee County Courthouse Erected 1841
. . . — Map (db m39637) HM
New 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
New 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
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Joseph Ellicott
Joseph Ellicott was 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 . . . — Map (db m83098) HM
New 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 . . . — Map (db m75752) HM

New 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
New 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
New York (Genesee County), Batavia — Town of Batavia
Established March 30, 1802 originally included the entire Holland Purchase, 3.3 million acres in Western New York — Map (db m39640) HM

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