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Galesburg in Kalamazoo County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

U.S.S. Maine Memorial

 
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
The shield is inscribed with the words Patriotism and Devotion
Inscription.

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

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 42° 17.341′ N, 85° 25.055′ W. Marker is in Galesburg, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Marker is at the intersection of E. Battle Creek Street (State Highway 96) and E. Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling east on E. Battle Creek Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galesburg MI 49053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Rufus Shafter Memorial (here, next to this marker); Congregational United Church of Christ (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kalamazoo Region (approx. 1.8 miles away); Barn Theatre (approx. 3.4 miles away); Park Theatre (approx. 4.6 miles away); Climax World War II Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); First Rural Free Delivery Carriers (approx. 5.4 miles away); Daniel B. Eldred House (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Galesburg.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
At foot of William Rufus Shafter Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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