Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Oliver Hazard Perry
the Victory of Lake Erie
September 10, 1816
[ Right of Monument : ]
Born in South Kingstown, R.I.
August 23, 1785
Died at Port Spain, Trinidad
August 23, 1819
Aged 34 years
[ Back of Monument : ]
were conveyed to his native land
in a ship of war,
according to a resolution
and were here interred.
December 4, 1826.
[ Left of Monument : ]
the State of
Erected by State of Rhode Island.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1813.
Location. 41° 29.759′ N, 71° 18.886′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Warner Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located in Island Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maj. Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens (about 800 feet away, measured in The Tree of Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newport Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); James Nicholl House (approx. ¼ mile away); Great Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); White Horse Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Militia Common (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tom Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . . War of 1812: Battle of Lake Erie: Oliver Perry's Miraculous Victory. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.