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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Hiker

Spanish War Veterans

 

1898-1902

 
The Hiker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 5, 2015
1. The Hiker
Inscription. Typifying the American Volunteer who fought Spain in Cuba, the Philippines, and Boxer Rebellion. Erected in 1956 with funds raised by Spanish War veterans of Memphis under the leadership of Fred Bauer, Commander.
 
Erected 1956 by Spanish War Veterans of Memphis.
 
Location. 35° 7.53′ N, 89° 59.148′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Ave and East Parkway South on Central Ave. Click for map. Memorial is located withing the Spanish American War Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zippin Pippin / Libertyland (approx. 0.4 miles away); John B. Weatherall (approx. half a mile away); The Lindenwood Christian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the former Union Avenue United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Griffin House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hutchison School (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. one mile away); Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Spanish-American War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 5, 2015
2. Spanish-American War Veterans Marker
The Hiker - Spanish-American War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 5, 2015
3. The Hiker - Spanish-American War Veterans Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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