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Sparkill in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Charles Fremont

Captain United States Navy (Ret’d)

 
 
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. John Charles Fremont Marker
Inscription.
Born   February 26, 1880
Died   October 13, 1957
A brilliant Officer
and a successful commander
Served in Spanish-American War on U.S.S. St. Louis
Later saw service in China Squadron
In World War I served with distinction in
command of destroyer squadrons from
Queenstown, Ireland
Awarded Navy Cross
Advisory Member Shipping Section.
Supreme Economic Council,
Treaty of Versailles
Awarded Officer of Legion of Honor by France
In World War II Supervisor Third Naval District

 
Location. 41° 2.672′ N, 73° 55.629′ W. Marker is in Sparkill, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Kings Highway, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Rockland Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Sparkill NY 10976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named John Charles Fremont (here, next to this marker); Gravesite of General John Charles Frémont (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Last Stop U.S.A. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sneden House
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. John Charles Fremont Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away); Bridge Street Bridge Over The Sparkill Creek (approx. ¾ mile away); Bogertown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Orangeburg World War I Monument (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sparkill.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, World IWar, World II
 
Fremont Family Plot in Rockland Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Fremont Family Plot in Rockland Cemetery
The Capt. John C. Fremont marker can be seen here on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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