Gloucester in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden
An Intrepid Son of Gloucester
Sailing Master of The
U.S. Frigate Constitution
Commended for Gallantry in Action
At the Seige of Tripoli, August 3, 1804
Placed by the City of Gloucester - 1932
Erected 1932 by the City of Gloucester.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812 • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 42° 36.535′ N, 70° 40.566′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Western Avenue (Massachusetts Route 127) and Essex Avenue (Massachusetts Route 133), on the right when traveling north on Western Avenue. Located in Stacy Boulevard Waterfront Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester MA 01930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gloucester World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Gloucester World War II Merchant Marine Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Gloucester Fishermen's Wives Memorial Blynman Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stacy Esplanade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathaniel Warner Company Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gloucester Korean – Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stage Fort Fisherman's Field (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
Regarding In Honor of Nathaniel Haraden. Sailing Master Nathaniel Haraden reported onboard the U.S.S. Constitution June 30, 1802 as shipkeeper of the ship, then in ordinary (deactivated reserve). Served as Commodore Preble's Sailing Master in the Mediterranean, his journal became a valuable source of information about the ship during his period aboard her.
Also see . . . Old Ironsides' Battle Record, Bombardment of Tripoli. (Submitted on September 30, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Additional keywords. Barbary Pirates
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,035 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.