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New Milford in Litchfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh

 
 
Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 22, 2009
1. Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
Inscription on the bell:
Steamer Pensacola U.S. * N.Y. 1858 - 1896 - Monadnock - Washington - N.Y. Mare Island

U.S.S. Pittsburgh
1912 – 1931
Inscription.  North face
Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
Flagship of Admiral Harry Shepard Knapp
1856 – 1923

South face
Erected in memory of
Admiral Harry S. Knapp
by
Ezra Woods Post No. 31
American Legion
1951

 
Erected by Ezra Woods Post No. 31 American Legion.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 41° 34.715′ N, 73° 24.68′ W. Marker is in New Milford, Connecticut, in Litchfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Whittlesey Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Milford CT 06776, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Neptune (within shouting distance of this marker); New Milford WW I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); New Milford Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Roger Sherman (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Roger Sherman (about 400 feet away); In Memory of Peter Joseph Orenski (about 400 feet away); New Milford Veterans Monument (about 500 feet away); New Milford WW II Memorial (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Milford.
 
Additional keywords. New Milford and New Milford, CT
 
Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Herrick, June 22, 2009
2. Ships Bell of the U.S.S. Pittsburgh
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,640 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on January 12, 2022, by Ted Hine of New Milford, Connecticut. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 18, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.

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