1801-1870A 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.
|Marker Number||1E 97|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:28pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 756952 N 3974882|
|Decimal Degrees||35.88451667, -84.15353333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 53.071', W 84° 9.212'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 53' 4.26" N, 84° 9' 12.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-129 West End Ave, Farragut TN 37934, US|
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