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Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument

 
 
Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
1. Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
upper plaque
Inscription.
[ upper plaque ]
Philippine Islands
Cuba
Porto Rico
U.S.A.

Spanish War Veterans
1898 - 1902

[ lower plaque ]
To Perpetuate the memory of the Citizens
of Bristol Who served in the War with
Spain, Philippine Insurrection and
China Relief Expedition
1898 – 1902
Dedicated Sept. 14, 1929
G. A. Hadsell Camp No. 21

 
Erected 1929 by United Spanish War Veterans G.A. Hadsell Camp No. 21.
 
Location. 41° 40.356′ N, 72° 57.66′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Connecticut, in Hartford County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street (Connecticut Route 72) and Dutton Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Park Street. Click for map. Located in Rockwell Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol CT 06010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Christopher Mack (approx. mile away); Albert F. Rockwell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Forever Honored Forever Mourned (approx. half a mile away); Bristol Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away);
Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
2. Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
lower plaque
Bristol (approx. 0.8 miles away); Nathan Hale (approx. 1.1 miles away); New Cambridge (now Bristol) (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dedicated To All Veterans (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bristol.
 
More about this marker. G.A. Hadsell Camp No. 21 was a unit of the United Spanish War Veterans.

At the time the pictures on this page were taken, a statue adorning the top was missing. The statue sculpted by Allen George Newman and entitled, "The Hiker," has since been restored.
 
Also see . . .  United Spanish War Veterans on Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Additional keywords. Philippine Insurrection, China Relief Expedition
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
3. Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 31, 2010
4. Bristol Spanish War Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 706 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on November 21, 2016.
 
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