Bridgeport in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine
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.
Location. 41° 9.596′ N, 73° 11.206′ W. Marker is in Bridgeport, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Soundview Drive and Monument Drive, on the left when traveling west on Soundview Drive. Located in Seaside Park, accessible from the intersection of Waldemere Avenue and Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgeport CT 06604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bridgeport Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry Memorial Arch (approx. ¼ mile away); Roberto Clemente (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Henry O’Rourke (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bridgeport Abraham Lincoln’s Visit (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bryant Electric Company World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bridgeport Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgeport.
Also see . . .
1. Other markers and memorials related to the USS Maine. Other appropriate IMDB markers (Submitted on February 3, 2010.)
2. USS Maine (1889). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,417 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 2, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. 4. submitted on September 23, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.