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Altoona in Blair County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Memorial Projectile

 
 
Memorial Projectile Marker image. Click for full size.
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 historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 40° 30.927′ N, 78° 24.064′ W. Marker is in Altoona, Pennsylvania, in Blair County. Marker 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); First Pennsylvania Railroad YMCA (about 400 feet away); PRR Express Refrigerator Car No. 2561
Memorial Projectile and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
2. Memorial Projectile and Marker
(about 500 feet away); The Silver Chief (about 600 feet away); The Juniata Shops (about 600 feet away); Track Cars (about 600 feet away); PRR Class D78F Dining Car No. 4468 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altoona.
 
Memorial Projectile and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 6, 2009
3. Memorial Projectile and Marker
Against wall of Post Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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