Lyman Hoyt

Lyman Hoyt (HM1EMX)

Location: Madison, IN 47250 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 49.945', W 85° 31.223'

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Born in Vermont 1804. Moved to Jefferson County 1834, where he owned land and had several manufacturing businesses. Active in Neil's Creek Anti-Slavery Society and in forming Liberty Party for abolition of slavery. He and his family supported Eleutherian College. He died 1857. Home listed in National Register of Historic Places 2003.

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Hoyt condemned the Fugitive Slave Law and participated in helping fugitives escaping through Jefferson County. The Underground Railroad refers to a widespread network of diverse people in the nineteenths century who aided slaves escaping to freedom from the southern U.S.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number39.2004.2
Year Placed2004
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Division of Historic Preservation & Archaeology, IDNR, African American Landmarks Committee of Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 6:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 628427 N 4299219
Decimal Degrees38.83241667, -85.52038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 49.945', W 85° 31.223'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 49' 56.70" N, 85° 31' 13.38" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7217 W Sr 250, Madison IN 47250, US
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