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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

David Glasgow Farragut

 
 
David Glasgow Farragut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 5, 2009
1. David Glasgow Farragut Marker
Inscription.

Died in This House
August 14, 1870
David Glasgow Farragut
Admiral
in the United States Navy
Faithful and Fearless

 
Erected by Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
 
Location. 43° 4.937′ N, 70° 44.346′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Maine, in York County. Marker is on Morris Avenue east of Issac Hull Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Maker is on the fence, in front of Quarters A and across Morris Avenue from the Shipyard Mall. Marker is in this post office area: Kittery ME 03904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shipyard Mall (within shouting distance of this marker); Building 86 (within shouting distance of this marker); New Park [New Shipyard Mall] (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); USMC Memorial Marker (approx. 0.6 miles away); Province of Maine Marker (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maine Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sloop Ranger Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Portsmouth Memorial Bridge Marker (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Hampshire). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
 
More about this marker.
House where Farragut died. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 5, 2009
2. House where Farragut died.
Quarters A - Shipyard Commander
The Shipyard is on Seavey Island which is north of the New Hampshire border in the Piscataqua River. It is accessible east of I-95 and US Highway 1 via NH 103 and the Stoddard Street Bridge. Visitors must identify themselves and obtain a pass and directions at the Yard's entrance gate, south of the bridge.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers relating to Admiral Farragut.
 
Also see . . .  David Farragut. (Submitted on September 5, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Categories. HeroesWar, US Civil
 
Gateway to Quarters A image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, July 5, 2009
3. Gateway to Quarters A
Admiral Farragut image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
4. Admiral Farragut
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,410 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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