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Saco in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial

1898 - 1902

 

—In Memory Of —

 
Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2011
1. Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial
Inscription.

This plaque is made from bronze taken
from Battleship Maine when salvaged
from Havana harbor in 1912

In Memoriam
U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet is cast from metal
recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1961

 
Erected 1961 by United Spanish War Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 43° 30.06′ N, 70° 26.59′ W. Marker is in Saco, Maine, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Beech Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Monument is in the small park bounded by Main, Beach, and Elm Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Saco ME 04072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War Memorial (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Laura Black Stickney, 1879-1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Cochran, 1782-1836 (within shouting distance of this
<i>USS Maine</i> Plaque on Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2011
2. USS Maine Plaque on Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial
marker); Samuel Brannan and the Gold Rush (within shouting distance of this marker); Sarah Fairfield Hamilton, 1831-1909 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Stone Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Saco in 1693 / Le Fort Saco en 1693 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Saco.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
War Memorials image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
3. War Memorials
Looking NNE across Beach Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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