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Ranger Memorial - Kittery, Maine
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 43° 05.142 W 070° 45.012
19T E 357540 N 4771818
Quick Description: Memorial honoring the Ranger and its Captain, John Paul Jones at the John Paul Jones Memorial Park in Kittery, Maine.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 7/3/2012 11:48:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMET3E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 2

Long Description:
Text of memorial:

In Memory Of
The Continental Sloop Of War
Ranger
Launched From This Island
May 10, 1777
Sailed For France November 1, 1777
John Paul Jones, Captain.
With Dispatches of
Burgoyne's Surrender.
Received February 14, 1778
The First Salute
To The Stars And Stripes
From The French Fleet.
Captured The
British Sloop Of War Drake
April 24, 1778.

Erected By The Paul Jones Club
Of Portsmouth
Sons Of The American Revolution
1905


Lower plaque:
This Monument
Moved Here
From Badger Island
1963
Maine State Park & Recreation Commission
List if there are any visiting hours:
Available 24 hours a day.


Entrance fees (if it applies): 0

Type of memorial: Monument

Website pertaining to the memorial: Not listed

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