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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Battleship Maine Memorial

 
 
The Battleship Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
1. The Battleship Maine Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

This ten inch shell and bronze port cover
recovered from the wreck of
The Battleship Maine
after having been submerged fourteen years
in the waters of Havana harbor
are here mounted as a memorial to the
brave officers and seamen who lost their lives
on the night of February 15, 1898
as they slept awaiting the call to duty
Presented by the U S Government to the
Admiral Dahlgren Section Navy League U S
Dedicated to the City of Scranton on
Memorial Day 1918

 
Erected 1918 by U.S. Government and the Admiral Dahlgren Section, Navy League U.S.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list.
 
Location. 41° 24.015′ N, 75° 38.63′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Memorial
The Battleship Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
2. The Battleship Maine Memorial
The Everhart Museum is in background
is on Mulberry Street east of Arthur Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the Everhart Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1901 Mulberry Street, Scranton PA 18510, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Everhart Museum (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jerry Tomasetti (within shouting distance of this marker); 200th Anniversary of the U.S. Constitution (within shouting distance of this marker); The Freedom Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooks Model Coal Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Pioneer” (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th Anniversary of the Constitution (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .
1. Timeline, February 16 1898: Battleship U.S.S. Maine Explodes. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Destruction of the Maine (1898), by Louis Fisher (2009). (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Destruction of USS Maine. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. USS Maine. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
5. History Channel Remember the Maine Documentary on YouTube. (Submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
The Battleship Maine Memorial Shell and Dolphins image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
3. The Battleship Maine Memorial Shell and Dolphins
 
The Battleship Maine Memorial Port Cover image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
4. The Battleship Maine Memorial Port Cover
U.S. Navy League Emblem on The Battleship Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 23, 2018
5. U.S. Navy League Emblem on The Battleship Maine Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 24, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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