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Barney Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Commemorating The american Revolutionary Service of General Peterson Goodwyn

 
 
General Peterson Goodwyn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
1. General Peterson Goodwyn Marker
Inscription.  General Peterson Goodwyn equipped his own company and was cited for gallantry at the battles of Smithfield and Great Bridge — member of the Virginia House of Delegates 1789 – 1802, elected as a Democrat to the eighth and seven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1803 until his death — February 21, 1818.
 
Erected 1976 by Mary Washington Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1807.
 
Location. 38° 52.907′ N, 76° 58.73′ W. Marker is in Barney Circle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from E Street Southeast east of Potomac Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling east. On Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph, Range: 57 Site: 111, in the Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 E Street Southeast, Washington DC 20003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
General Peterson Goodwyn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
2. General Peterson Goodwyn Marker
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other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warren M. Robbins (within shouting distance of this marker); Congressional Cemetery Government Lots (within shouting distance of this marker); John Philip Sousa (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom (about 300 feet away); Heroes of 1814 (about 300 feet away); Historic Congressional Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Levi Casey (about 400 feet away); Welcome (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barney Circle.
 
General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
3. General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph
General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
4. General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph
In Memory of
General
Peterson Goodwyn
A Representative in
The Congress of the
United States
From the State of Virginia
Who Died February 21, 1818
Age 73 Years
General Peterson Goodwyn image. Click for full size.
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5. General Peterson Goodwyn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 427 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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