Wrightsville in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15, 1898
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° 1.508′ N, 76° 32.033′ W. Marker is in Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Fourth Street and Lincoln Highway (Pennsylvania Route 462), in the median on N. Fourth Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wrightsville PA 17368, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1861 - 1865 (a few steps from this marker); Flame of Freedom (a few steps from this marker); Hosting the Invader (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wrightsville (approx. ¼ mile away); American Legion Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wrightsville's Lime Kilns (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wrightsville.
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 . . . USS Maine - Department of the Navy. (Submitted on January 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Events • War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels •
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