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Briarcliff Manor in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Birthplace of John L. Worden 1818-1897

 
 
Birthplace of John L. Worden Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
1. Birthplace of John L. Worden Marker
Inscription.  
Rear Admiral U.S. Navy
Commanded “Monitor” against
“Merrimac” Hampton Roads,
Virginia, March 9, 1862

 
Erected 1949 by New York State Education Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 9, 1664.
 
Location. 41° 8.033′ N, 73° 51.634′ W. Marker is in Briarcliff Manor, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is on Albany Post Road (U.S. 9) south of Scarborough Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Briarcliff Manor NY 10510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sparta Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Leatherman (approx. ¼ mile away); The Smith-Robinson House / La Casa Smith-Robinson (approx. 1.6 miles away); The James Robinson House / La Casa James Robinson (approx. 1.7 miles away); The United Methodist Church / La Iglesia Metodista Unida (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ossining United Methodist Church
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); The Mount Pleasant Academy Library / La Biblioteca de la Academia Mount Pleasant (approx. 1.7 miles away); Careswell (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Briarcliff Manor.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of the Ironclads, 1862. EyeWitness to History.com. (Submitted on September 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Birthplace of John L. Worden Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
2. Birthplace of John L. Worden Marker
Marker on the Albany Post Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, September 17, 2011
3. Marker on the Albany Post Road
Adm. John Worden, USN image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Adm. John Worden, USN
Photo taken between 1870 and 1880, Brady-Handy photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on December 9, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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