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Old Ironsides

 
 
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By Craig Baker, August 2, 2018
1. Old Ironsides Marker
Inscription.  This iron cannon was installed on the USS Constitution “Old Ironsides”, which was launched October 21, 1797. First in action against French privateers in 1798, “Old Ironsides” rendered distinguished service against the British in 1812.
 
Erected 1935 by Army and Navy Club Post No. 294 of the American Legion.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1935.
 
Location. 34° 2.919′ N, 118° 15.13′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Memorial is at the intersection of Hill Street and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on Hill Street. Located in the park at Pershing Square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pershing Square (a few steps from this marker); Pacific Mutual Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oviatt Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Angel’s Flight (approx. ¼ mile away); The Central Library (approx. ¼ mile
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By Craig Baker, August 2, 2018
2. Old Ironsides Cannon and Marker
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away); St. Vincent Court (approx. ¼ mile away); Banks-Huntley Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Los Angeles Central Library (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Additional keywords. Pershing Square
 
Old Ironsides Cannon and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 2, 2018
3. Old Ironsides Cannon and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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