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Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker

Newburyport Mass

 
 
Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 9, 2015
1. Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker
Inscription.
1790-1990
Bicentennial of the
United States
Coast Guard
We the people of Newburyport, Massachusetts dedicate this plaque to the men and women of the United States Coast Guard who have courageously and faithfully served the nation for 200 years. For two centuries their labor has saved lives, buoyed our channels, insured safe operation of ports and vessels, protected our shoreline from invaders, and defended the nation in every major war. We honor the United States Coast Guard for exemplifying our highest National virtues of commitment to the common good, respect for the law and the responsible participation in fulfillment of duty
Dedicated August 4,1989
 
Erected 1989 by The Citizens of Newburyport Massachusetts.
 
Location. 42° 48.762′ N, 70° 52.111′ W. Marker is in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from In Alley behind Water Street. Touch for map. Marker is along town docks of Newburyport Mass, in an alley behind the Custom House Marine Museum at 25 Water Street, Newburyport Mass. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25 Water Street, Newburyport MA 01950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 9, 2015
2. Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker Marker
Aerial view of location of marker, in an alley behind the Custom House Marine Museum at 25 Water Street, Newburyport Mass
as the crow flies. Newburyport Sailor's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Watts' Cellar (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dalton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward Rawson (approx. one mile away); Newbury (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Large Packet Ship Dreadnought (approx. 1.2 miles away); Approach to Carr's Ferry (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburyport.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 10, 2015, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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