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Commodore John Barry

Father of the American Nacy

 
 
Commodore John Barry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Philip Gilson, 9 23 2013
1. Commodore John Barry Marker
Inscription. To the memory of Commodore John Barry Father of the American Navy Born County Wexford Ireland 1739 Died in Philadelphia 1803 Erected by the John Barry Council AARIR* Staten Island New York October 29 1939 *American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic
 
Erected 1939 by American Association for the Recognition of the Irish Republic.
 
Location. 40° 38.533′ N, 74° 4.567′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Richmond Terrace. Touch for map. The marker is on the facade of the building. Marker is at or near this postal address: #10 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island NY 10301, Staten Island NY 10301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giovanni Verrazzano (here, next to this marker); The Hiker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel D. Tompkins (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Watering Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); New Brighton World War II Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Neville House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bayonne Terrorist Victims (approx. 1.5 miles away in New Jersey); Monument to the Struggle Against World Terrorism (approx. 1.5 miles away in New Jersey). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .  Commodore John Barry - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 13, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2015, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 42 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 12, 2015, by Philip Gilson of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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