Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial Projectile

 
 
Memorial Projectile Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
1. Memorial Projectile Marker
Inscription.  Erected in honor of the Soldiers and Sailors of the Spanish American War This projectile was fired from one of the guns of the fleet of the U.S. Navy at Santiago Cuba June. 23. 1898.
 
Erected by United Spanish War Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars of Altoona.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1906.
 
Location. 40° 30.927′ N, 78° 24.064′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Memorial is on 11th Avenue near 12th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 11th Avenue, Altoona PA 16601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Logan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Isaac Charles Mishler (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William H. Prosser (about 400 feet away); First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA (about 400 feet away); PRR Express Refrigerator Car No. 2561 (about 500 feet away); The Silver Chief
Memorial Projectile and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
2. Memorial Projectile and Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 600 feet away); The Juniata Shops (about 600 feet away); Track Cars (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Memorial Projectile and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
3. Memorial Projectile and Marker
Against wall of Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=53751

Paid Advertisements
 
 

Jul. 2, 2022