Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial
Sp American Memorial Seal with the following: Cuba Philippine Islands Porto Rico Spanish War Veterans 1898-1902
Right side inscription
Privates, 46 names listed
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
Location. 43° 11.62′ N, 70° 52.476′ W. Marker is in Dover
Other nearby markers. 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels •
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