Charles Vernon Gridley

Charles Vernon Gridley (HM26XY)

Location: Erie, PA 16507 Erie County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 7.388', W 80° 6.146'

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Captain V.S.N.

Served with distinction as ensign at the Battle of Mobile Bay,
August 7 A.D. MDCCCLXIV   In command of the Olympia, flagship of the American fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay
May 1 A.D. MDCCCXC Died at Kobe Japan
A.D. MDCCCXC. His fame is immortal.

Erected to his memory by the City of Erie
A.D. MCMXIII


This panel is made of metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine and given by the U.S. Government
©Max Bachman, Sculptor
Details
HM NumberHM26XY
Series This marker is part of the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series
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Year Placed1913
Placed ByThe Citizens of Erie
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 574191 N 4663837
Decimal Degrees42.12313333, -80.10243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 7.388', W 80° 6.146'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 7' 23.28" N, 80° 6' 8.76" W
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Area Code(s)814
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 598 Liberty St, Erie PA 16507, US
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