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Commodore David Porter

 
 
Commodore David Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 27, 2000
1. Commodore David Porter Marker
Note: The inscription is on the back of his tombstone
Inscription. One of the most heroic sons of Pennsylvania having long represented the country with fidelity as Minister resident at Constantinople. Died at that city in the patriotic discharge of his duty. March 30,1843.
 
Location. 39° 56.808′ N, 75° 12.138′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is on Woodland Avenue (Entrance to the Cemetery). Click for map. Commodore David Porter is buried in Woodlands Cemetery, Section CC, Lot 22. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Woodlands-Historic Mansion, Cemetery and Landscape (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Woodlands (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paul Philippe Cret (approx. 0.2 miles away); Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philadelphia General Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herman Herzog (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (approx. half a mile away); The Penn Relays (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Commodore David Porter Tombstone image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 27, 2000
2. Commodore David Porter Tombstone
Commodore David Porter Veteran of the War of 1812 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 27, 2000
3. Commodore David Porter Veteran of the War of 1812
Commodore David Porter image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
4. Commodore David Porter
This portrait by an unknown artist hangs in the USNA museum in Annapolis.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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