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Quantico in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

O'Bannon Hall

Lieutenant N. O'Bannon

 

—United States Marine Corps —

 
O'Bannon Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 4, 2016
1. O'Bannon Hall Marker
Inscription. In command of a small mixed naval force, on 27 April 1805, he seized the harbor fortress of Derna, Tripoli, and raised the American Flag for the first time in the old world.
 
Erected 2016.
 
Location. 38° 29.946′ N, 77° 26.5′ W. Marker is in Quantico, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Montezuma Avenue (County Route 641), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quantico VA 22134, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lopez Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Graves Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marine Officers Basic Class 6-67 (about 500 feet away); 9th Special Basic Class (about 500 feet away); Basic School Class of 2-1965 (about 500 feet away); 10th Special Basic Class (about 500 feet away); 5th Special Basic Class (about 600 feet away); Quantico Marine Athletes of the Sixties (about 600 feet away).
 
Regarding O'Bannon Hall. The current O'Bannon Hall replaces a previous structure at this location.
 
Categories. Military
 
O'Bannon Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., October 4, 2016
2. O'Bannon Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2016, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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