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New Brunswick Sailors

 
 
New Brunswick Sailors Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
1. New Brunswick Sailors Marker


Inscription.
The city of New Brunswick, N.J.
erects this memorial
to her three sons
who perished on the U.S.S. Maine
February 15, 1898
in Havana Harbor, Cuba
---------------
Frederick Lawrence Jernee
William Henry Robinson
John Henry Ziegler

Back of Monument:
In memory of the
New Brunswick N.J.
sailors who lost their lives on
U.S.S. Maine

 
Erected by City of New Brunswick, NJ.
 
Location. 40° 30.142′ N, 74° 27.609′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Park Blvd., on the right when traveling west on Easton Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located in Buccleuch Park. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cuban Howitzer (here, next to this marker); Buccleuch Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buccleuch (approx. 0.3 miles away); 1895 (approx. half a mile away); On This High Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Raritan Landing (approx. 0.7 miles away); Queen’s College (approx. ¾ mile away); Men of Rutgers College (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in New Brunswick.
 
More about this marker.
New Brunswick Sailors Marker (Back Side) Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
2. New Brunswick Sailors Marker (Back Side)
The back of the monument contains a plaque containing the image of the U.S.S. Maine.
 
Also see . . .  U.S.S. Maine. U.S. Navy Battleships website. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
New Brunswick Sailors Monument with Howitzer Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
3. New Brunswick Sailors Monument with Howitzer
Monument in Buccleuch Park Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
4. Monument in Buccleuch Park
Cuban Howitzer Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
5. Cuban Howitzer
This howitzer is located in front of the monument.
Howitzer Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
6. Howitzer Plaque
Howitzer
taken from
Cabanas Fortress
Havana Harbor, Cuba
1898
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 992 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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