Sparkill in Rockland County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
John Charles Fremont
Captain United States Navy (Ret’d)
Died October 13, 1957
A brilliant Officer
and a successful commander
Served in Spanish-American War on U.S.S. St. Louis
Later saw service in China Squadron
In World War I served with distinction in
command of destroyer squadrons from
Awarded Navy Cross
Advisory Member Shipping Section.
Supreme Economic Council,
Treaty of Versailles
Awarded Officer of Legion of Honor by France
In World War II Supervisor Third Naval District
Location. 41° 2.672′ N, 73° 55.629′ W. Marker is in Sparkill, New York, in Rockland County. Marker can be reached from Kings Highway, on the left 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 Bridge Street Bridge Over The Sparkill Creek (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.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American • War, World I • War, World II •
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 456 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.