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Dover in Kent County, England, United Kingdom
 

Capt Matthew Webb

 
 
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1. Capt Matthew Webb Marker
Inscription.  Born • Dawley • 1848
Died • Niagara • 1883
Swam from Dover to Calais Aug 24-25, 1875
 
Erected 1910 by Public Subscription.
 
Location. 51° 7.454′ N, 1° 19.117′ E. Marker is in Dover, England, in Kent County. Marker is on Marine Parade just east of Wellesley Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover, England CT16 1LH, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Operation Fuller (within shouting distance of this marker); The Royal Norwegian Navy (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Stewart Rolls (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Old Market Hall (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Market Square (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Instruments of Punishment (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Rebuilt Bank (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Saluting Platform (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Matthew Webb at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on April 11, 2019, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Backside of pedestal:
(Greek Language)
To You Belongs the Glory For Ever
Presented By
Mdme Zo (Joyce) J Sotiraki
Greek Long Distance Swimming Champion
26 Aug 1951
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By Illustrated London News, July 1883
5. Capt Matthew Webb
Source Royal Museums Greenwich
 
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