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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Admiral George Dewey U.S.N.

 
 
Admiral George Dewey U.S.N. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 17, 2013
1. Admiral George Dewey U.S.N. Marker
Inscription. Erected by the citizens and school children of Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
September 28th 1899
In honor of the home-coming of Admiral George Dewey U.S.N.
After in victory in Manila Bay May 1st 1898
Executive Committee
F.C Cocheu R.J. Caldwell J.P. Farrell David Porter Herman Siefke Otto Bothfeld John Keegan J.S. Matthews Reuben Riley S. Gilmore Wm Keegan H.E. Bowns Wm Bell J.L. Corish

 
Erected 1899 by Citizens and school children of Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton.
 
Location. 40° 37.804′ N, 74° 2.42′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker can be reached from Shore Road near between 80th and 82nd Streets, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. in Bay Ridge. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Freedom Tree (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Hamilton World War I Memorial
The flagpole at Old Glory Lookout. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, August 17, 2013
2. The flagpole at Old Glory Lookout.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); 1916 Easter Rising Memorial Marker (approx. 1.1 miles away); John J. Carty Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named John J. Carty Park (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
More about this marker. The marker is flat in the ground at the flagpole at Old Glory Lookout.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 28, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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