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Waukegan in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial

 
 
Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
1. Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
In Memoriam

U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th, 1889

This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

(Lower tablet:)

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);

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Orion Perseus Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ray Bradbury Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukegan.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Palatine, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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