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Tecumseh in Johnson County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

U.S.S. Maine

 
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1893

This tablet is cast from
metal recovered from the
U.S.S. Maine

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 40° 22.027′ N, 96° 11.723′ W. Marker is in Tecumseh, Nebraska, in Johnson County. Marker is on 3rd Street near Clay Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Memorial is on the west lawn of the Johnson County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Tecumseh NE 68450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnson County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Johnson County World War Roll of Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tecumseh (about 400 feet away); Rural Free Delivery (about 800 feet away).
 
Also see . . .  The Destruction of the U.S.S. Maine. (Submitted on October 11, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 30, 2011
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Johnson County Courthouse in background, with flags flying for Memorial Day
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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