Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Honor the Immortal Dead
Commodore John Barry
Father of the American Navy.
He was chosen by the Continental Congress to
command the first warship owned by the
colonies and he fought the last naval
battle of the revolution.
Signer of the Constitution of the United States
member of the Continental Congress and
Representative in the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.
Congress of the United States.
He was the first to propose the levying of a
tariff to protect American industries and
encourage American labor.
Grandfather of General George Gordon Meade
commander of the Union Army at Gettysburg
General Stephen Moylan
Aide-de-camp to Washington
Muster Master General
commander of all the cavalry at the close
of the Revolution.
The leading publisher of the early years of
the republic and the chief force in the
creation of early American literature.
"Be Ye Worthy As Were They"-
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 39° 56.747′ N, 75° 8.899′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and St. James Place, on the right when traveling south on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old St. Mary's (here, next to this marker); Manuel Torres (here, next to this marker); “The Place You Tread is Holy Ground-” (here, next to this marker); Old St. Mary Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Old St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Barry (a few steps from this marker); Caspar Wistar (a few steps from this marker); Philosophić et Scientić Domus (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers at St. Mary's church and cemetery.
Also see . . . Old St. Mary's Church & Holy Trinity Church (Submitted on August 8, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 945 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 13, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on August 8, 2019.