The Spanish American War Memorial
In remembrance of the men of Franklin who volunteered to serve in the war against Spain because of:
· Conflict of Spanish policies threatening the United States power in the western hemisphere
· Mysterious Sinking of the U.S. Battleship "Maine" in Havana Harbor
· Inhuman treatment of the Cuban people by the Spanish Military
· Great loss of American investments in Cuba
(Memorial contains the names of volunteers)
Location. 42° 5.319′ N, 71° 24.068′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Massachusetts, in Norfolk County. Marker is on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin MA 02038, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean Conflict Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam Conflict Memorial (about 300 feet away); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Memorial (about 300 feet away); Birthplace of Horace Mann (approx. one mile away); First Wrentham School House (approx. 4 miles away); Helen Adams Keller (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Geoffrey S. Zub of Franklin, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 63 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on , by Geoffrey S. Zub of Franklin, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.