North Augusta in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Spanish American War Tribute
The battle with the
slogan "Remember the
Maine", brought the
United States as a
great power and the
beginning of overseas
Erected 1993 by North Augusta City Council , American Legion Post 71, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 33° 29.48′ N, 81° 58.335′ W. Marker is in North Augusta, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Memorial is on Georgia Avenue near West Clifton Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located at the Wade Hampton Veterans Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Augusta SC 29841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Between The States Tribute (here, next to this marker); Mexican War Tribute (here, next to this marker); War of 1812 Tribute (a few steps from this World War I Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker); World War II Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Viet Nam War Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. The Spanish–American War, Wikipedia entry. Although the main issue was Cuban independence, the ten-week war was fought in both the Caribbean and the Pacific and was notable for a series of one-sided American naval and military victories. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. USS Maine. Though then, as now, the cause and responsibility for her sinking were unclear; popular opinion in the U.S. blamed Spain, and the sinking (popularized in the phrase Remember the Maine, to Hell with Spain!) was one of the precipitating events of the Spanish–American War.... (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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