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Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial Projectile

 
 
Memorial Projectile Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
1. Memorial Projectile Marker
Inscription.
Erected in honor of the
Soldiers and Sailors of the
Spanish American War
This projectile was fired
from one of the guns of
the fleet of the U.S. Navy
at Santiago Cuba
June. 23. 1898.

 
Erected by United Spanish War Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars of Altoona.
 
Location. 40° 30.927′ N, 78° 24.064′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker is on 11th Avenue near 12th Street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 11th Avenue, Altoona PA 16601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Logan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Charles Mishler (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); PRR Class D78F Dining Car No. 4468 (about 700 feet away); The Altoona Works (about 800 feet away); PRR Class N5 Cabin Car (or Caboose) No. 477577 (about 800 feet away); PRR Class X29L Steel Boxcar No. 2136 (about 800 feet away); The Posy Gang (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Master Mechanic (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Altoona.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
Memorial Projectile and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
2. Memorial Projectile and Marker
Memorial Projectile and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
3. Memorial Projectile and Marker
Against wall of Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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