Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial
"Agressive fighting for the right is the noblest sport the world affords"
Dedicated to the Americanism of Theodore Roosevelt by his comrades of the United Spanish War Veterans Department of New York
The metal in this tablet was taken from the Battleship Maine, destroyed in Havana harbor Feb 15, 1898
The Oregon, Olympia, New York, and Brooklyn, it speaks in peace his doctine which gallant ships thundered in war
One Flag, One Country
The United States of America
(Committee names not transcribed)
Erected 1924 by United Spanish War Veterans.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list.
Location. 40° 34.502′ N, 73° 58.18′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Memorial is on Surf Avenue west of Ocean Parkway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Private William J. Hennessy Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cyclone (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wonder Wheel (approx. half a mile away); Pat Auleta Steeplechase Pier (approx. 0.8 miles away); High Water Mark (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Brooklyn Wall of Remembrance and Tribute Walk (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gravesend (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this memorial. The marker is located on the southern edge of Asser Levy park, just a bit west of Ocean Parkway.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2021, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.