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Pottsville in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spanish War Veterans

 
 
Spanish War Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Frederick Bothwell, December 26, 2019
1. Spanish War Veterans Marker
Inscription.  
1898-1902
Cuba
Philippine Islands
Porto Rico
U.S.A.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 40° 41.046′ N, 76° 11.917′ W. Marker is in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in Schuylkill County. Memorial is on West Market Street (Pennsylvania Route 209) 0 miles east of North 5th Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 W Market St, Pottsville PA 17901, 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. In Memory of the First Defenders and Nicholas Biddle (within shouting distance of this marker); Yuengling -America's Oldest Brewery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John O'Hara (about 600 feet away); Burd Patterson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pottsville Maroons (approx. ¼ mile away); Schuylkill County (approx. ¼ mile away); Molly Maguire Executions (approx. ¼ mile away); Firth Dock (1828-1871) (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottsville.
 
More about this marker. The marker is affixed to the base of an exceptionally fine bronze sculpture of an enlisted U.S. Army rifleman or U.S. Volunteer Rough Rider of the period rendered in the style of Daniel Chester French
 
Additional keywords. Spanish-American
Spanish War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Frederick Bothwell, December 26, 2019
2. Spanish War Veterans Memorial
War, Rough Riders, U.S. Volunteers, War With Spain,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2019, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2019, by Frederick Bothwell of Georgetown, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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