Huzzah! for "Old Ironsides"

Huzzah! for "Old Ironsides" (HMOGN)

Location: Marblehead, MA 01945 Essex County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 30.489', W 70° 50.502'

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Huzzah! For "Old Ironsides"
Marblehead citizens have embraced
USS Constitution
on three historic visits:

3 April 1814 when beneath the guns of Fort Sewall she found refuge from an overwhelming British force

29-31 July 1931 when under tow on the nationwide pennies campaign tour to assure her preservation

20-21 July 1997 when during her Bicentennial she sailed from Boston and moored here to the cheers of thousands

A safe and welcoming harbor
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 348691 N 4707841
Decimal Degrees42.50815000, -70.84170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 30.489', W 70° 50.502'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 30' 29.34" N, 70° 50' 30.12" W
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Area Code(s)781, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8 Fort Sewall Ln, Marblehead MA 01945, US
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