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Knox County Spanish American War Monument

 
 
Knox County Spanish American War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
1. Knox County Spanish American War Monument
Inscription.  This monument erected by veterans of the war with Spain and members of their auxiliary as a memorial to their departed comrades of the Army, Navy and Marine Corps – every one of them a volunteer – who served from 1898 to 1902 in Cuba, the Philippines, Porto Rico and China. Their battle cry was “Remember the Maine.” Their reward was duty well done in the cause of freedom, patriotism and humanity. Dedicated June 30, 1940, under the auspices of Jack Bernard Camp, United Spanish War Veterans of Knoxville.
 
Erected 1940 by Jack Bernard Camp, United Spanish War Veterans of Knoxville.
 
Location. 35° 57.692′ N, 83° 54.982′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Main Street Southwest and South Gay Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located on the old Knox County Courthouse grounds, near the northeast corner of the courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Main Street Southwest, Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Knox County Spanish American War Monument<br>(<i>marker is on southwest corner of monument</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
2. Knox County Spanish American War Monument
(marker is on southwest corner of monument)
The base of the monument is a boulder from taken from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
. Site of First Block House (here, next to this marker); The Knoxville Girl (a few steps from this marker); Katherine Sherrill Sevier (a few steps from this marker); Governor John Sevier (a few steps from this marker); Sarah Hawkins (a few steps from this marker); Captain Charles T. McMillan II (a few steps from this marker); Knoxville (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Knox County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  "The Hiker" (Wikipedia). The Hiker is a statue created by Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson. It commemorates the American soldiers who fought in the Spanish–American War, the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine–American War. (Submitted on June 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American
 
Knox County Spanish American War Monument<br>(<i>north side view from Main Street Southwest</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
3. Knox County Spanish American War Monument
(north side view from Main Street Southwest)
<i>The Hiker</i> image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
4. The Hiker
This statue, by American Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, was recast more than 50 times and erected in town squares and cemeteries across the nation. It's officially called "The Hiker," which was the moniker given to Spanish-American War veterans.
Knox County Spanish American War Monument<br>(<i>bronze medallion</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2019
5. Knox County Spanish American War Monument
(bronze medallion)
Spanish War Veterans
1898 – 1902
Cuba • Philippine Islands • Porto-Rico • U.S.A
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 4, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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