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Tarboro in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
U.S.S. Maine Memorial
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial
 
Inscription.
In Memoriam
U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

Placed by
John W. Cotten
Camp No. 9 and Auxiliary
United Spanish
War Veterans

 
Erected by John W. Cotten Camp No. 9 and Auxiliary Spanish War Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 35° 54.049′ N, 77° 32.109′ W. Marker is in Tarboro, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of St Andrew Street and East Wilson Street, on the right when traveling north on St Andrew Street. Click for map. Located on the town common. Marker is in this post office area: Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgecombe County Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away, in a direct line); Occupation of Tarboro (about 300 feet away); Town Common (about 400 feet away); Washington's Southern Tour (about 500 feet away); Joseph Blount Chesire, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Occupation of Tarboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); John C. Dancy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry T. Clark (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Tarboro.
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 2, 2010
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 500 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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