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Sparkill in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Charles Fremont

Rear Admiral U.S. Navy

 
 
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. John Charles Fremont Marker
Inscription.  
Born   April 19, 1851 – Died   March 7, 1911
A brilliant Officer
and a successful commander
holding more independent commands
during his life time
than any of his contemporaries.
The United States ships
Pinta, Drift, Culgoa,
torpedo boats Cushing abd Porter,
Monitor Florida, Battleship Mississippi
Naval attaché to France and Russia
Commandant of Navy Yards
at Cavite, P.I. and Boston, Mass.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1913.
 
Location. 41° 2.672′ N, 73° 55.628′ W. Marker is in Sparkill, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Kings Highway when traveling east. Marker is in Rockland Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparkill NY 10976, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named John Charles Fremont (here, next to this marker); Gravesite of General John Charles Frémont (approx. 0.3 miles away); Piermont Station (approx. half a mile away); Onderdonk House (approx.
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half a mile away); John G. Bell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Flywheel: A Monument to Piermont's Industrial Past (approx. 0.7 miles away); Last Stop U.S.A. (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparkill.
 
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. John Charles Fremont Marker
Fremont Family Plot in Rockland Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Fremont Family Plot in Rockland Cemetery
The Admiral John Charles Fremont marker is seen here on the left, next to the grave of his father John Fremont, "the Pathfinder".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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