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Berlin in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of Commodore Stephen Decatur

 
 
Birthplace of Commodore Stephen Decatur Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Birthplace of Commodore Stephen Decatur Marker
Inscription.  United States Navy, born January 5, 1779, mortally wounded in duel at Bladensburg, Md., March 22, 1820.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1701.
 
Location. 38° 19.257′ N, 75° 12.796′ W. Marker is in Berlin, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker can be reached from Tripoli Road 0.1 miles from US 113, on the left when traveling west. Monument is in Stephen Decatur Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berlin MD 21811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S.S. Decatur Anchor (about 600 feet away); Ayres Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Globe Theater (approx. 0.4 miles away); Renaissance Plaza (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Corp. Isaiah Fassett (approx. 0.6 miles away); St. Martin's Church (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berlin.
 
Additional keywords. Duels
 
Grave site of Commodore Stephen Decatur Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2011
2. Grave site of Commodore Stephen Decatur Marker
He is buried in St Peter's Episcopal Church Cemetery, Philadelphia PA
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Commodore Stephen Decatur Grave Marker-close up of the base image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2011
3. Commodore Stephen Decatur Grave Marker-close up of the base
Wife of Commodore Stephen Decatur-Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2011
4. Wife of Commodore Stephen Decatur-Grave Marker
This marker is at the base of the Commodore's large monument.
Stephen Decatur Park - Berlin, Maryland image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
5. Stephen Decatur Park - Berlin, Maryland
In memory of James Richard Phillips, Jr. image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
6. In memory of James Richard Phillips, Jr.
March 23 1883 July 5, 1969 and his wife Audrey May Wimbrow-Phillips June 16, 1887 September 20 1997 whose philanthropic ideals, civic minded generosity and love for this town culminated in the gift of this park. We, the citizens of Berlin, are grateful. October 1998
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,515 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   5, 6. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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