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Danville in Montour County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S.S. Maine Memorial

In Memoriam

 

— Patriotism • Devotion —

 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2021
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Inscription.  

Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898

This tablet is cast from metal recovered
from the U.S.S. Maine


 
Erected by Frank W. Sidler American Legion Post 40.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list.
 
Location. 40° 57.852′ N, 76° 36.741′ W. Marker is in Danville, Pennsylvania, in Montour County. Memorial is at the intersection of Bloom Street and Church Street, on the left when traveling east on Bloom Street. Monument is in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville PA 17821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish American War Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Park
U.S.S. Maine Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 21, 2021
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Southwest Asia and Afghanistan Wars (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolution (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Montgomery House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
Also see . . .
1. U.S.S. Maine (1895-1898). (Submitted on February 22, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. February 16 1898: Battleship U.S.S. Maine Explodes. (Submitted on February 22, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Remember The Maine (Smithsonian Magazine, 1998). (Submitted on February 22, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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