Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th, 1889
Dedicated to Ben L. Jones Camp
No. 50 United Spanish War Veterans
Erected by Homer Dahringer Post No. 281 American Legion.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list.
Location. 42° 21.552′ N, 87° 50.138′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Memorial can be reached from South West Street. Located in the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waukegan IL 60085, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waukegan Doughboy Statue (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Orion Perseus Howe
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