The World's Largest Public Domain Media Search Engine
Naval monument at Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

Similar

Naval monument at Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.

description

Summary

No. B1155.
Title from item.
Gift; Col. Godwin Ordway; 1948.

The United States Naval Academy is a federal service academy in Annapolis, Maryland, United States established in 1845 under Secretary of the Navy George Bancroft. It replaced Philadelphia Naval Asylum, in Philadelphia, that served as the first United States Naval Academy from 1838 to 1845 when the Naval Academy formed in Annapolis. The 338-acre campus is located on the former grounds of Fort Severn at the confluence of the Severn River and Chesapeake Bay 33 miles east of Washington, D.C. and 26 miles southeast of Baltimore. The entire campus is a National Historic Landmark and home to many historic sites, buildings, and monuments.

The Liberty Bell, “Stars and Stripes” or “Old Glory”, the bald eagle, the Statue of Liberty, the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the Unce Sam, symbols of U.S. States and more.

date_range

Date

01/01/1861
place

Location

create

Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication.

Explore more

history
history
civil war
civil war
maryland
maryland
annapolis
annapolis
albumen prints
albumen prints
naval
naval
monument
monument
naval monument
naval monument
academy
academy
naval academy
naval academy
united states naval academy
united states naval academy
1861
1861
19th century
19th century
us naval academy
us naval academy
colleges and universities
colleges and universities
american civil war
american civil war
lot 4182
lot 4182
civil war glass negatives and related prints
civil war glass negatives and related prints
photo
photo
ultra high resolution
ultra high resolution
high resolution
high resolution
military
military
colonel
colonel
us navy
us navy
united states history
united states history