Vice Admiral Stephen Clegg Rowan

Vice Admiral Stephen Clegg Rowan (HMCME)

Location: Piqua, OH 45356 Miami County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 8.731', W 84° 14.203'

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Erected in honor of
Vice Admiral
Stephen Clegg Rowan
U.S. Navy.

Born in Ireland Dec. 25th 1808
Died in Washington, D.C. Mar. 31st 1890.

Received Special Vote of Thanks of Congress
for Distinguished Services Feb. 7th 1863.

Vice Admiral S. C. Rowan, U.S. Navy
Appointed Midshipman, Feb. 1st 1826 while a resident of Piqua. Participated in the Seminole War and in the Mexican War on the Pacific Coast at Monterrey, San Diego and Los Angeles. In the Civil War at Acquia Creek, Fort Hatteras, Roanoke Island, Elizabeth City, New Berne in command of the New Ironsides during the siege of Charleston.

Presented to the
City of Piqua
J.G. Schmidlapp.

Erected October 1909
Year Placed1909
Placed ByJ. G. Schmidlapp
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 735387 N 4447569
Decimal Degrees40.14551667, -84.23671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 8.731', W 84° 14.203'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 8' 43.86" N, 84° 14' 12.18" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 130 E Main St, Piqua OH 45356, US
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