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Detroit Spanish American War Monument

 
 
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Barrera, December 11, 2008
1. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Inscription. Front:
Cuba
Porto Rico
Erected by the people of Wayne County in commemoration of the services of her volunteer sons in the Army, Navy and Marine Corps of the United States during the war with Spain 1898-1902

Reverse:
China
Philippines
In commemoration of the volunteer services of Wayne County's sons during the insurrection in the Philippines and the Chinese relief expedition 1898-1902
 
Erected 1932 by The people of Wayne County.
 
Location. 42° 20.337′ N, 82° 59.306′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Central Way. Click for map. On Belle Isle. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alpheus S. Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald (approx. 0.3 miles away); Perry's Victory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. O. M. Poe Post No. 433 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ransom Eli Olds (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Siege of Detroit 1763 (approx. 0.8 miles away in Canada); The Battle of Bloody Run (approx. 2.1 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Detroit.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, Spanish-American
 
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Barrera, December 11, 2008
2. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Barrera, December 11, 2008
3. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Barrera
4. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Barrera
5. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
 

 
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