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St Peters RC Cemetery

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Hidden : 09/09/2016
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Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

As with all cemetery caches, please be very respectful and follow all the rules of the Cemetery. St Peters Cemetery is the Roman Catholic Cemetery for the North shore of Staten Island. Here you will find a tomb stone with the name of a very important individual in American History. 

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John Barry (March 25, 1745 – September 13, 1803) was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy. He is widely credited as "The Father of the American Navy" and was appointed a captain in the Continental Navy on December 7, 1775. He was the first captain placed in command of a US warship commissioned for service under the Continental flag

After the war, he became America's first commissioned naval officer, at the rank of commodore, receiving his commission from President George Washington in 1797.

Barry died at Strawberry Hill, in present-day Philadelphia on September 13, 1803, and was buried in the graveyard of Old St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Center City, Philadelphia

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How to solve this cache:


First find the Grave of John Barry (posted cords)

John J Barry


His Wife

Lillian I.



Then find the nearby tombstone of Ryan

Ryan has X buttons on his jacket and Y emblems on his hat.


Final is:

N 40° 37.GNX

W 074° 06.(L+X)(P)(H+B)

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