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New Brunswick Sailors

 
 
New Brunswick Sailors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
1. New Brunswick Sailors Marker


Inscription.  
The city of New Brunswick, N.J.
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
U.S.S. Maine

 
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 Jersey
New Brunswick Sailors Marker (Back Side) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
2. New Brunswick Sailors Marker (Back Side)
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The 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 . . .  U.S.S. Maine. U.S. Navy Battleships website. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
New Brunswick Sailors Monument with Howitzer image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
3. New Brunswick Sailors Monument with Howitzer
Monument in Buccleuch Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
4. Monument in Buccleuch Park
Cuban Howitzer image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
5. Cuban Howitzer
This howitzer is located in front of the monument.
Howitzer Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 7, 2008
6. Howitzer Plaque
Howitzer
taken from
Cabanas Fortress
Havana Harbor, Cuba
1898
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,309 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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