Newport in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Oliver Hazard Perry
the Victory of Lake Erie
September 10, 1816
[ Right of Monument : ]
Born in South Kingstown, R.I.
August 23, 1785
Died at Port Spain, Trinidad
August 23, 1819
Aged 34 years
[ Back of Monument : ]
were conveyed to his native land
in a ship of war,
according to a resolution
and were here interred.
December 4, 1826.
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the State of
Erected by State of Rhode Island.
Location. 41° 29.759′ N, 71° 18.886′ W. Marker is in Newport, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker is on Warner Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Island Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Newport RI 02840, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maj. Gen. Isaac Ingalls Stevens (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tree of Liberty (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newport Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); James Nicholl House Great Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.3 miles away); White Horse Tavern (approx. 0.3 miles away); Militia Common (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tom Robinson House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . .
1. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry. Biography of Commodore Perry. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. War of 1812: Battle of Lake Erie: Oliver Perry's Miraculous Victory. (Submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 685 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 22, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.