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Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh

 
 
Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 22, 2009
1. Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
Inscription on the bell:
Steamer Pensacola U.S. * N.Y. 1858 - 1896 - Monadnock - Washington - N.Y. Mare Island

U.S.S. Pittsburgh
1912 – 1931
Inscription. North face
Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
Flagship of Admiral Harry Shepard Knapp
1856 – 1923

South face
Erected in memory of
Admiral Harry S. Knapp
by
Ezra Woods Poat No. 31
American Legion
1951

 
Erected by Ezra Woods Poat No. 31 American Legion.
 
Location. 41° 34.715′ N, 73° 24.68′ W. Marker is in New Milford, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Whittlesey Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Milford CT 06776, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Milford WW I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); New Milford Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Site Of Roger Sherman (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Milford Veterans Monument (about 500 feet away); New Milford WW II Memorial (about 700 feet away); Lincoln Herm
Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Herrick, June 22, 2009
2. Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
(about 800 feet away); New Milford (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bridgeport Wood Finishing Company (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Milford.
 
Categories. MilitaryWaterways & Vessels
 

 
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