Commodore Barron Mural

Commodore Barron Mural

612 Court Street

The mural of Commodore James Barron (1768 – 1851) was sponsored by the non-profit group, Support Portsmouth Public Art and painted by local artist Sam Welty.  Commodore Barron commanded a number of famous ships including the USS Essex, the USS President, and the USS Chesapeake. His sarcophagus is located in the Trinity Churchyard next to the The Commodore Theater which was named after him.

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