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

Elbridge Gerry

 
 
Elbridge Gerry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
1. Elbridge Gerry Marker
Inscription.
In Honor of
Elbridge Gerry
The only signer of the
Declaration of Independence
Interred in the
District of Columbia
***1988***
Erected by the
District of Columbia Society
Sons of the American Revolution

 
Erected 1988 by The Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 52.956′ N, 76° 58.659′ W. Marker is in Barney Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from E. Street SE. Touch for map. In Congressional Cemetery at 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. Historic Congressional Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Heroes of 1814 (about 400 feet away); General Peterson Goodwyn (about 400 feet away); John Philip Sousa (about 800 feet away); U.S. Arsenal Explosion Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barney at Bladensburg
Elbridge Gerry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
2. Elbridge Gerry Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Healing Poles" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seafarers Yacht Club (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barney Circle.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismPolitics
 
Elbridge Gerry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
3. Elbridge Gerry Marker
Elbridge Gerry's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
4. Elbridge Gerry's Tomb
Elbridge Gerry's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
5. Elbridge Gerry's Tomb
Erected
By Order
of the Congress of the
United States
1823.
Elbridge Gerry's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
6. Elbridge Gerry's Tomb
The
Tomb
—of—
Elbridge Gerry
Vice President
of the
United States
Who died suddenly in this city
on his way to the Capitol
as President of the Senate
November 23, 1811:
Aged 70
Thus fulfilling
his own memorial injunction:
“It is the duty of every citizen, though he may have but one day to live to devote that day to the good of his country.”
Finial image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
7. Finial
Elbridge Gerry image. Click for full size.
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8. Elbridge Gerry
Memorial Bench image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
9. Memorial Bench
Elbridge Gerry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 7, 2015
10. Elbridge Gerry
signer of the Declaration
of Independence
Placed by
Descendants of the Signers of the
Declaration of Independence, Inc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on March 8, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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