New Brunswick in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New Brunswick Sailors
erects this memorial
to her three sons
who perished on the U.S.S. Maine
February 15, 1898
in Havana Harbor, Cuba
Frederick Lawrence Jernee
William Henry Robinson
John Henry Ziegler
Back of Monument:
In memory of the
New Brunswick N.J.
sailors who lost their lives on
Erected by City of New Brunswick, NJ.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1861.
Location. 40° 30.142′ N, 74° 27.609′ W. Marker is in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Easton Avenue and Park Blvd., on the right when traveling west on Easton Avenue. Marker is located in Buccleuch Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Brunswick NJ 08901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cuban Howitzer (here, next to this marker); Buccleuch Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buccleuch (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Constitutional Convention in New JerseyThe Birthplace of College Football (approx. 0.4 miles away); Landing Lane Bridge - 1895 (approx. half a mile away); The Reformed Dutch Church founded Queens College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hardenbergh Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Brunswick.
More about this marker. The back of the monument contains a plaque containing the image of the U.S.S. Maine.
Also see . . . Battleship Maine. Naval History and Heritage Command website entry (Submitted on November 30, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,384 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.