Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Spanish-American War Memorial
U.S.S. Maine Shell
soldiers and sailors
in the War with Spain.
Shell, from battleship Maine
destroyed in Havana Harbor
Feb. 15, 1898, was presented by
the U.S. Government to Camp
Samuel M. Porter No. 45, U.S.W.V.
by whom this memorial was erected.
Erected by Camp Samuel M. Porter No. 45, U.S.W.V.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Markers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 15, 1898.
Location. 42° 6.773′ N, 79° 14.347′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Lakeview Avenue and Buffalo Street. Marker is located within Lake View Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 907 Lakeview Avenue, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 934 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); 924 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles 907 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Justin Bailey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Erected in Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jamestown Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); 904 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); 102 Buffalo Street & 802 Lakeview Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Also see . . . Sailors, Soldiers, and Marines of the Spanish-American War. The Spanish-American War was fought between May and August 1898. For many reasons, this short war was a turning point in the history of the United States. The four-month conflagration marked the transformation of the United States from a developing nation into a global power. At its conclusion, the United States had acquired the Philippines, Guam, and Puerto Rico. (Submitted on July 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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