Commodore Thomas Macdonough

Commodore Thomas Macdonough (HM229F)

Location: Vergennes, VT 05491 Addison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 10.105', W 73° 15.109'

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Born December 1783

—Died November 1825 —


Victorious commander
of the American Fleet
in the naval battle of
Plattsburg
September 11, 1814
A Gallant Officer
An Exemplary Citizen
A National Hero
Memorial
erected to commemorate
the building by
Commodore Macdonough
of the Saratoga and other
American ships at Vergennes
which later won a notable
victory over the British
Fleet on Lake Champlain
John Russell Pope Architect
Restoration - Oct 1997
by City of Vergennes
American Legion Post #14
Vergennes Rotary Club
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HM NumberHM229F
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Year Placed1925
Placed ByThe United States Government and the State of Vermont
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 639762 N 4892064
Decimal Degrees44.16841667, -73.25181667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 10.105', W 73° 15.109'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 10' 6.3" N, 73° 15' 6.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)802
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 N Green St, Vergennes VT 05491, US
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