Farragut Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Farragut Street
Neighborhood Highland Park
Origin of name David Farragut

Farragut Street is named for David Farragut (1801–1870), a flag officer of the United States Navy during the Civil War and the navy's first admiral.[1][2]


  1. "Mayor M'Kenna vetoes: Three measures returned without his official approval: The garbage ordinance: Goes down because it does not have some necessary safeguards—the Exchange alley lamp trouble—name of Black street will remain." Pittsburg Press, Oct. 30, 1893, [p. 6]. Newspapers.com 141557309. [view source]mckenna-vetoes
  2. George T. Fleming. "Streets named for heroes of war: Nearness of Memorial Day brings thoughts of events of the Sixties: Well known leaders." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, May 28, 1916, sec. 5, p. 2. Newspapers.com 85468043. [view source]fleming-heroes