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Kalamazoo in Kalamazoo County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spanish War Veterans Monument

1898-1902

 
 
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By John Desaulniers, Jr., May 5, 2010
1. Spanish War Veterans Monument Marker
Inscription.  Erected by the citizens of Kalamazoo city and county to commemorate the valor and patriotism of those who served in the war with Spain, the Philippine insurrection, and the China relief expedition. Dedicated May 30th, A.D. 1924 under the auspices of Richard Westnedge Camp No. 16, United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Michigan.
 
Erected 1924 by Richard Westnedge Camp No. 16, United Spanish War Veterans, Department of Michigan.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 42° 17.425′ N, 85° 35.121′ W. Marker is in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Marker is at the intersection of South Rose Street and Academy Street, on the right when traveling south on South Rose Street. Located in the northeast corner of Bronson Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kalamazoo MI 49007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memoriam U.S.S Maine (here, next to this marker); Lincoln's August 1856 Speech in Kalamazoo (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln at Kalamazoo
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By John Desaulniers, Jr., May 5, 2010
2. Spanish War Veterans Monument Marker
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); First Women's Club in Michigan (about 600 feet away); Kalamazoo Gazette (approx. 0.2 miles away); Epaphroditus Ransom (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kalamazoo.
 
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Spanish War Veterans Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Desaulniers, Jr., May 5, 2010
3. Spanish War Veterans Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2010, by John Desaulniers, Jr. of Mingo, Iowa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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