Washington in Warren County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15, 1898
This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine
(on the shield)
Topics and series. This historical marker 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. A significant historical date for this entry is February 15, 1898.
Location. 40° 45.33′ N, 74° 58.608′ W. Marker is in Washington, New Jersey, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Lower Park Drive. Marker is located in Washington Borough Park, within the fence at the swimming pool. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington NJ 07882, 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. Revolutionary Artillery Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Musconetcong River Valley Double Lime Kiln (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mary Catherine Phillips (approx. 1.6 miles away); Revolutionary Army Route (approx. 1.8 miles away); Changewater Trestle (approx. 2.2 Warren Railroad Company (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sister Mary Miranda C.S.S.F. (approx. 2.2 miles away); Major General Daniel Morgan (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. About 1,000 nearly identical tablets of these markers were made and erected around the United States.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,346 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2009, by Alan Edelson of Union Twsp., New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.