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Commodore John Barry

Father of the American Nacy

 
 
Commodore John Barry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Philip Gilson, 9 23 2013
1. Commodore John Barry Marker
Inscription.  To the memory of Commodore John Barry Father of the American Navy Born County Wexford Ireland 1739 Died in Philadelphia 1803 Erected by the John Barry Council AARIR* Staten Island New York October 29 1939 *American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic
 
Erected 1939 by American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1864.
 
Location. 40° 38.533′ N, 74° 4.567′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Richmond Terrace. The marker is on the facade of the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: #10 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NY 10301, Staten Island NY 10301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Giovanni Verrazzano (here, next to this marker); Staten Island World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Barracks (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Administration Building (about 600 feet away);
Staten Island Borough Hall image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 10, 2015
2. Staten Island Borough Hall
The Stuyvesant Place entrance - the marker is to the left of the door.
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The 1907 Lamp Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maritime New York (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Merchant Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hiker (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .  Commodore John Barry - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 13, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2015, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 12, 2015, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York.   2. submitted on May 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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