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Ipswich in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Brig Falconer Memorial

 
 
Brig Falconer Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 16, 2001
1. Brig Falconer Memorial Marker
Inscription.  The Brig Falconer was wrecked on Ipswich Beach December 17, 1847. Seventeen of the passengers and crew were lost. Twelve lie buried here in one common grave.

Thomas Shaw, and his wife • Julia Laskin • Margaret Hennesy • Howard Fling • Peter Conners • James Casson • George Hayes • Thomas Warren • John Summers • Thomas Grady • Isaac Jones.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is December 17, 1847.
 
Location. 42° 41.089′ N, 70° 50.585′ W. Marker is in Ipswich, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street and Short Street on High Street. This marker is in the Old Burying Ground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ipswich MA 01938, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pillow Lace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolution of 1689 (approx. half a mile away); Ipswich Massachusetts Village Green Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gen. James Appleton Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Agawam - Ipswich

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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Maximilian and Joseph Jewett (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rowley Burial Ground (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ipswich.
 
Sign at the entrance to the cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 16, 2001
2. Sign at the entrance to the cemetery
Joseph S. Manning-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 16, 2001
3. Joseph S. Manning-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient-grave marker
He is buried in the Old Burying Ground. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: MANNING, JOSEPH S. • Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 29th Massachusetts Infantry • Place and date: At Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., 29 November 1863 • Date of issue: 1 December 1864 Citation: Capture of flag of 16th Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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