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Quantico in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

O'Bannon Hall

Lieutenant N. O'Bannon

 

— United States Marine Corps —

 
O'Bannon Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 4, 2016
1. O'Bannon Hall Marker
Inscription.  In command of a small mixed naval force, on 27 April 1805, he seized the harbor fortress of Derna, Tripoli, and raised the American Flag for the first time in the old world.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 38° 29.946′ N, 77° 26.5′ W. Marker is in Quantico, Virginia, in Prince William County. Memorial is on Montezuma Avenue (County Route 641), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lopez Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Graves Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (about 500 feet away); 9th Special Basic Class (about 500 feet away); Basic School Class of 2-1965 (about 500 feet away); 10th Special Basic Class (about 500 feet away); 5th Special Basic Class (about 600 feet away); Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties (about 600 feet away).
 
Regarding O'Bannon Hall.
O'Bannon Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 4, 2016
2. O'Bannon Hall Marker
The current O'Bannon Hall replaces a previous structure at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 322 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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