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Barney Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Peterson Goodwyn

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
1. General Peterson Goodwyn Marker
Inscription.
Commemorating The
American Revolutionary Service
of
General Peterson Goodwyn
General Peterson Goodwyn equipped his own company and was cited for gallantry at the battles of Smithfield and Great Bridge — member of the Virginia House of Delegates 1789 – 1802, elected as a Democrat to the eighth and seven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1803 until his death — February 21, 1818.
Tablet Placed by Mary Washington Chapter, NSDAR
Bicentennial Project 1976

 
Erected 1976 by Mary Washington Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 52.907′ N, 76° 58.73′ W. Marker is in Barney Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on E Street SE. Touch for map. On Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph, Range: 57 Site: 111, in the Congressional Cemetery 1801 E Street Southeast. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Philip Sousa (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Congressional Cemetery
General Peterson Goodwyn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
2. General Peterson Goodwyn Marker
(about 300 feet away); Heroes of 1814 (about 300 feet away); Elbridge Gerry (about 400 feet away); U.S. Arsenal Explosion Memorial (about 500 feet away); Barney at Bladensburg (about 500 feet away); "The Healing Poles" (about 600 feet away); Seafarers Yacht Club (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barney Circle.
 
Also see . . .  Peterson Goodwyn. Biographical Dictionary of the United States Congress (Submitted on February 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
3. General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph
General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
4. General Peterson Goodwyn's Cenotaph
In Memory of
General
Peterson Goodwyn
A Representative in
The Congress of the
United States
From the State of Virgina
Who Died February 21, 1818
Age 73 Years
General Peterson Goodwyn image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
5. General Peterson Goodwyn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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