Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Commodore John Barry (1745 - 1803)
First Flag Oﬃce of the United States Navy
Erected 2014 by PA Historic & Museum Commission. (Marker Number 1.)
Location. 39° 56.695′ N, 75° 8.511′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of S Columbus Blvd and Dock Street, on the right when traveling north on S Columbus Blvd. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Penn's Landing, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing (about 400 feet away); Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Cruiser Olympia - Submarine Becuna (about 500 feet away); The Liberation of Jane Johnson (about 600 feet away); Exiles for Conscience Sake (about 600 feet away); Glomar Explorer (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . John Barry - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 9, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Military • Patriots & Patriotism •
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