Elijah Lovejoy

Elijah Lovejoy (HM2N1G)

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N 38° 58.353', W 90° 32.537'

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1802-1837

An outspoken abolitionist, Lovejoy was owner and publisher of the Alton "Observer". His anti-slavery writings aroused dangerous animosity in the area. Three times his presses were destroyed by mobs, and replaced by the townspeople. The fourth time he was killed defending his property.
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HM NumberHM2N1G
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Date Added Monday, November 18th, 2019 at 7:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 712913 N 4316603
Decimal Degrees38.97255000, -90.54228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.353', W 90° 32.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 21.18" N, 90° 32' 32.22" W
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