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Dover in Strafford County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial

 
 
Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 30, 2016
1. Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker
View of Main front inscription
Inscription.
Front Inscription
Sp American Memorial Seal with the following: Cuba Philippine Islands Porto Rico Spanish War Veterans 1898-1902

Right side inscription
Privates, 46 names listed

Rear inscription
Dedicated by the city of Dover to the honor of her sons who served in the Army and Navy during the Spanish American War, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 Not a war for conquest or for military gain but a righteous war fought by American Volunteers to succor the weak and oppressed against foreign tyranny and to give to Cuba and the Philippines a place among the free peoples of the earth. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends

4th Side Inscription
Ranks and 30 names

For USS Maine plaque
In memoriam USS MAINE Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine
 
Erected 1912.
 
Location. 43° 11.62′ N, 70° 52.476′ W. Marker is in Dover, New Hampshire, in Strafford County. Marker is on Central Avenue, on the right. Click for map. Located on the left front lawn as you face the Dover NH Municipal Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 288 Central Avenue, Dover NH 03820, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.

Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 30, 2016
2. Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker
Rear Inscription
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dover NH WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dover NH Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dover NH WWII Memorial (about 500 feet away); Maurice J. Burke Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dover NH WW I Dobbins Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Drouin WWI Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dover NH WWI Parent Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Dover NH Libby WWI Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dover.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels
 
Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 30, 2016
3. Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker
Privates listing 46 names
Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 30, 2016
4. Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker
Officers and NCO listing 30 names
Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 30, 2016
5. Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker
Dedication plaque inscription
Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, June 30, 2016
6. Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial Marker
USS Maine tablet inscription
 
 
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