David Glasgow Farragut

David Glasgow Farragut (HMIZ6)

Location: Farragut, TN 37934 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 53.071', W 84° 9.212'

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A native of Stony Point (Low's Ferry) David Farragut moved to New Orleans at the age of three. At the age of ten, he began a career with the U.S. Navy; ca. 1827, pioneered a school for seamen; 1841, improved hoisting machinery for ammunition; 1850-2, wrote the official book of ordnance regulations; hero of the Civil War battles of New Orleans, Port Hudson, and Mobile. On July 26, 1866, David G. Farragut became the first admiral in the history of the U.S. Navy.
HM NumberHMIZ6
Marker Number1E 97
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:28pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 756952 N 3974882
Decimal Degrees35.88451667, -84.15353333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 53.071', W 84° 9.212'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 53' 4.26" N, 84° 9' 12.72" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-129 West End Ave, Farragut TN 37934, US
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