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Sparkill in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Charles Fremont

Rear Admiral U.S. Navy

 
 
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. John Charles Fremont Marker
Inscription.
Born   April 19, 1851 – Died   March 7, 1911
A brilliant Officer
and a successful commander
holding more independent commands
during his life time
than any of his contemporaries.
The United States ships
Pinta, Drift, Culgoa,
torpedo boats Cushing abd Porter,
Monitor Florida, Battleship Mississippi
Naval attaché to France and Russia
Commandant of Navy Yards
at Cavite, P.I. and Boston, Mass.

 
Location. 41° 2.672′ N, 73° 55.628′ W. Marker is in Sparkill, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Kings Highway when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in Rockland Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Sparkill NY 10976, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named John Charles Fremont (here, next to this marker); Gravesite of General John Charles Frémont (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roll of Honor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Last Stop U.S.A. (approx. 0.7 miles away); Sneden House (approx. ¾ mile away); Bridge Street Bridge Over The Sparkill Creek
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. John Charles Fremont Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away); Bogertown (approx. 0.8 miles away); Orangeburg World War I Monument (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparkill.
 
Also see . . .  Obituary of Rear Admiral John C. Freemont from the NY Times. (Submitted on May 19, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Fremont Family Plot in Rockland Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Fremont Family Plot in Rockland Cemetery
The Admiral John Charles Fremont marker is seen here on the left, next to the grave of his father John Fremont, "the Pathfinder".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 505 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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