Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC

Lt. Presley N. O'Bannon, USMC (HM69M)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 11.634', W 84° 51.896'

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First American to raise U.S. flag on foreign soil at Battle of Derne on shores of Tripoli, April 27, 1805. Led attack that overcame Barbary Coast pirates who were holding 180 American seamen for ransom. O'Bannon came to Logan County in 1807. Served in State Legislature 1812, 17, 20-21 and Senate 1824-26. Died in 1850. Remains moved to Frankfort, 1919.
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HM NumberHM69M
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1465
Year Placed1973
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society & Kentucky Department of Transportation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:49am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 686968 N 4229483
Decimal Degrees38.19390000, -84.86493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.634', W 84° 51.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 38.04" N, 84° 51' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 245-397 Old Glenns Creek Rd, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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