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Commodore John Barry, U. S. N.

 
 
Commodore John Barry, U. S. N. Statue image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
1. Commodore John Barry, U. S. N. Statue
Inscription.
Father of the Navy
of the
United States
Born in Wexford, Ireland
1745
Died in Philadelphia
1803
Presented to the
City of Philadelphia
by the
Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
1907

 
Location. 39° 56.897′ N, 75° 9.012′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Click for map. Marker is in the center of Independence Mall near Independence Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Independence Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Independence Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to the Soldiers and Patriots of the Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Site in Journalism (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomas Garrigue Masaryk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John F. Kennedy (about 300 feet away); Abraham Lincoln (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other John Barry markers.
 
Also see . . .
Commodore John Barry, U. S. N. Statue image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, July 5, 2008
2. Commodore John Barry, U. S. N. Statue

1. Commodore Barry from US History.org. (Submitted on April 15, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. John Barry at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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