Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine
In memoriam to Walter S. Sellers, pharmacist, who lost his life in the sinking of the Battleship Maine, Feb. 15, 1896.
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
Location. 39° 56.25′ N, 77° 39.678′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Philadelphia Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Lincoln Way. Click for map. Marker is located on thewest side of the fountain at the center of Memorial Square. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (here, next to this marker); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (here, next to this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (here, next to this marker); French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812 (here, next to War Between the States (here, next to this marker); Finding Your Way (a few steps from this marker); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chambersburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. About 1,000 of these markers were made and distributed throughout the country.
Also see . . .
1. USS Maine - Department of the Navy. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Remember the Maine. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
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