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Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Tippecanoe County War Memorial

Spain - Philippine Insurrection - China Relief Expedition

 

—Cuba - Porta Rico —

 
Upper Plaque - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
1. Upper Plaque - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.
( Upper Plaque: )
United * Spanish * War * Veterans
* 1898 * 1902 *

Philippine Islands
Cuba
Porto Rico
U. S. A.

( Lower Plaque: )
In memory of our comrades who on land and sea defended the Nation’s Honor in the War with Spain, the Insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition
1898 - 1902

 
Erected 1931 by Captain O. P. Lee Camp No. 15 United Spanish War Veterans Lafayette, Indiana.
 
Location. 40° 24.819′ N, 86° 52.249′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker can be reached from Scott Street north of Main Street when traveling north. Click for map. Located inside of Columbia Park by the Columbia Park Zoo. Can use any of the open parking lots. However, there is a parking lot on Scott Street - with a short walk to this marker. (The "Crescent" and "Cherokee" Drives are inside of the Park and open only for foot traffic.). Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Tippecanoe County War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Lower Plaque - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, August 22, 2010
2. Lower Plaque - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker
Perrin Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ninth Street Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Highland Park Neighborhood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Highland Park (approx. one mile away); The Ellsworth Historic District (approx. one mile away); The Red Crown Mini-Museum (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Forty - Niners (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Also see . . .  Video Tour "Columbia Park" ::. Courtesy:: "Tour de Lafayette" - this video will give you a taste of "Columbia Park", its Zoo, and some of the neighbohood. (Submitted on August 26, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Full View - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
3. Full View - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker
Other View - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, August 22, 2010
4. Other View - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker
Looking South/East - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
5. Looking South/East - - Tippecanoe County War Memorial Marker
Columbia Park Zoo Fountain - - Marker in Left Back-ground image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
6. Columbia Park Zoo Fountain - - Marker in Left Back-ground
Long View - - Columbia Park Zoo 'Fountain' image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, August 22, 2010
7. Long View - - Columbia Park Zoo 'Fountain'
Columbia Park Zoo Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
8. Columbia Park Zoo Fountain
Ride the Train - - Columbia Park & Zoo image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
9. Ride the Train - - Columbia Park & Zoo
Enjoy the Ducks & Other Water Fowl . . . ! image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, August 22, 2010
10. Enjoy the Ducks & Other Water Fowl . . . !
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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