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Killorglin in County Kerry, Munster, Ireland — Irish South-West ((Éire) North Atlantic Ocean)
 

Townsend Blennerhassett

In memory of

 
 
Townsend Blennerhassett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
1. Townsend Blennerhassett Marker
Inscription.  

Late Captain Kerry Militia
Drowned in Castlemaine Bay
20th June 1867
when gallantly attempting to
save the life of a fellow creature

Erected
by his brother officers
of the Kerry Militia
in testimony of the affectionate
esteem in which he was held
by them and to perpetuate
the recollection of
the heroic action
by which he lost his life


 
Erected by Brother Officers of the Kerry Militia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1867.
 
Location. 52° 6.476′ N, 9° 47.188′ W. Marker is in Killorglin, Munster, in County Kerry. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Road/Ring of Kerry (National Route N70) and Market Street, on the right when traveling east on Mill Road/Ring of Kerry. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Killorglin, Munster V93 DN1Y, Ireland. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Ballykissane Drowning Tragedy: Good Friday 1916
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Ballykissane Tragedy: Good Friday 1916 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Proclamation of the Irish Republic (approx. 8.8 kilometers away); Glenbeigh (approx. 12.3 kilometers away).
 
Townsend Blennerhassett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
2. Townsend Blennerhassett Marker
Townsend Blennerhassett Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2019
3. Townsend Blennerhassett Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 114 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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