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BARRY, John: Memorial on the west side of Franklin Park in Washington, D.C.
by John J Boyle (click name for more of that artist's work)
located in James M. Goode's Massachusetts Avenue area (click link for more in that area)

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JOHN BARRY
COMMODORE UNITED STATES NAVY
BORN COUNTY WEXFORD IRELAND 1745
DIED IN PHILADELPHIA 1803

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More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 332 Item #8.06; Massachusetts Avenue area);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p280 Item #H-7)

Medium: Bronze, Marble
Artist: John J Boyle (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: Revolutionary War; John Barry
Location: I & 14th Sts. NW Washington, D.C.
See Massachusetts Avenue area in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: McPherson Square (Orange - Blue - Silver) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number 76009012 (dcMem ID #1691 )

Links & other sources
The Names of Washington D.C. (p102)
ADC Greater Washington, DC Street Map Book (95)
Wikipedia article on Barry
USHistory.org on John Barry
Ancient Order of Hibernians in America on Barry
Naval Historical Center: A dozen portraits of Barry
Naval Historical Center: Barry Biography
WexfordWeb on Wexford-born Barry
Public Law No: 109-142 recognizing Barry as the 1st flag officer of the U.S. Navy
Naval Historical Center on the honorific, "Father of the U.S. Navy"
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures on Barry statue

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