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Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune

 
 
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By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
1. Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune Marker
Inscription.  
United States Marine Corps

(Marker on back)
Commissioned and Donated
by
Patrick F. Taylor, Cpl, USMCR
New Orleans, Louisiana

 
Erected 2002 by Patrick F. Taylor. (Marker Number 4/6.)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 38° 58.729′ N, 76° 29.035′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Memorial is at the intersection of King George Street and Cooper Road on King George Street. Marker is located on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy. A picture ID is required to enter the Academy grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. N* (a few steps from this marker); The Navy Mascot (within shouting distance of this marker); The Joseph R. Hunt Court (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Naval Academy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger
Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
2. Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune Marker
(about 400 feet away); Commodore John Barry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Commodore John Barry (about 700 feet away); 75mm. Howitzer (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
More about this marker. This is the fourth of six monuments of General Lejeune sculpted by Patrick Miller. Others are located at General Lejeune's birthplace in New Roads, Louisiana; the Marine Corps Base in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia; the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia; and the USS Kidd Memorial, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Others in the series that have been entered in the Historical Marker database.
 
Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
3. Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune Marker
Lejeune Hall, in the background, is an athletic facility at the United States Naval Academy. The swimming and wrestling complex is named after the 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune, a member of the Naval Academy Class of 1888. It is the first building at the academy named for a Marine Corps officer.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,892 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 16, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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