Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Commodore John Barry (1745 - 1803)
First Flag Oﬃce of the United States Navy
Erected 2014 by PA Historic & Museum Commission. (Marker Number 1.)
Location. 39° 56.695′ N, 75° 8.511′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of S Columbus Blvd and Dock Street, on the right when traveling north on S Columbus Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Penn's Landing, Philadelphia PA 19106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philadelphia Beirut Bombing Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Purple Heart Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Philadelphia Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing (about 400 feet away); Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Cruiser Olympia - Submarine Becuna (about 500 feet away); The Liberation of Jane Johnson (about 600 feet away); Exiles for Conscience Sake (about 600 feet away); Glomar Explorer (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
Also see . . . John Barry - Wikipedia. (Submitted on September 9, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Military • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 323 times since then. Last updated on September 13, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. Photos: 1. submitted on September 8, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. 2. submitted on September 13, 2014, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.