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Wichita in Sedgwick County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Spanish-American War Memorial

Dedicated 1901 - Re-dedicated 2007

 
 
Spanish-American War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
1. Spanish-American War Memorial
Inscription.

In commemoration of those who on land and sea served their country in the Spanish-American War

This cannon was captured in the Spanish-American war in the year 1898, was presented by the United States to the state of Kansas, and assigned to Wichita by Gov. W.E. Stanley, June 15th 1900.

This Cannon accepted by mayor Finlay Ross, Aug. 6th, 1900 on behalf of the citizens of Wichita, and assigned to Riverside Park and located by park commissioners C.L. Davidson, G.M. Dickson, B.F. McLain

 
Erected 1901 by Lawton Camp No. 18, United Spanish War Veterans, and Citizens.
 
Location. 37° 41.845′ N, 97° 20.957′ W. Marker is in Wichita, Kansas, in Sedgwick County. Marker is on Murdock Street near Nims Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Memorial is in Central Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Wichita KS 67203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1854 Treaty Oration Excerpt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confluence of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers (approx. 0.3 miles away); It Happened Right Under Our Noses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chiefs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Way of the Horse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eagles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ceremonial Pipes (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tipis (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wichita.
Spanish-American War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
2. Spanish-American War Memorial Marker

 
Also see . . .  Cannons in the Park (Wichita Riverside Parks). (Submitted on October 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
3. Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Marker
Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
4. Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Marker
Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
5. Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon
Spanish-American War Memorial Statue Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
6. Spanish-American War Memorial Statue
Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
7. Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon
Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
8. Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon
Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
9. Spanish-American War Memorial Cannon
Sevilla No. 3242
Spanish-American War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
10. Spanish-American War Memorial
Spanish-American War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2011
11. Spanish-American War Memorial
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 387 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.
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