Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams.
Taken from the Spanish flag-ship Reina Christina at Manila Bay, May 1, 1898.
Dedicated November 28, 1902 by L. Bordman Smith Command No. 53, Spanish War Veterans, Memorial to Monroe County Comrades who sacrificed their lives on the altar of their country.
On Fames eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
And Glory guards with solemn round
the bivouac of the dead.
Erected 1902 by L. Bordman Smith Command No. 53, Spanish War Veterans.
Location. 43° 7.765′ N, 77° 37.475′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Mount Hope Blvd. near Elmwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on a cannon within Mt. Hope Cemetery. See map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth of November, 1886 (about 300 feet away, Hartwell Carver, M.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Genesee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camp Fitz-John Porter (approx. half a mile away); Indian Town (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.