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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spanish American War Memorial

1898 • 1902

 
 
Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
1. Spanish American War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  

Erected by the County of Lehigh, the City of Allentown
and George H. Schwartz Camp No. 2, United Spanish War Veterans -
to commemorate the valor and patriotism of those who
served in the war with Spain, the Philippine Insurrection
and the China Relief Expedition

Dedicated October 10th, 1937.


 
Erected 1937 by County of Lehigh, the City of Allentown and George H. Schwartz Camp No. 2, USWV.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 40° 35.987′ N, 75° 31.178′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Memorial is at the intersection of Tilghman Street (Pennsylvania Route 1002) and 28th Street, on the right when traveling east on Tilghman Street. Marker and monument are in a triangular pocket park also bounded by College Heights Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allentown PA 18104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Allentown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Milton W. "Scotty" Wood and June "Betty" Wood
Spanish American War Memorial and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
2. Spanish American War Memorial and Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); The Haas College Center (approx. half a mile away); The David A. Miller Bell Tower (approx. half a mile away); John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (approx. half a mile away); The Ettinger Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maj. Thomas Yeager (approx. 2 miles away); 959 West Turner Street (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Spanish American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
3. Spanish American War Memorial
United Spanish War Veterans Emblem on Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
4. United Spanish War Veterans Emblem on Memorial
Spanish American War Memorial Statue "The Hiker" Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
5. Spanish American War Memorial Statue "The Hiker" Detail
Spanish American War Memorial Statue "The Hiker" Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
6. Spanish American War Memorial Statue "The Hiker" Detail
Spanish American War Memorial Statue "The Hiker" Foundry Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 8, 2020
7. Spanish American War Memorial Statue "The Hiker" Foundry Mark
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 8, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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