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Saco in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial

1898 - 1902

 

— In Memory Of —

 
Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2011
1. Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial
Inscription.  

This plaque is made from bronze taken
from Battleship Maine when salvaged
from Havana harbor in 1912

In Memoriam
U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet is cast from metal
recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

Dedicated Nov. 11, 1961

 
Erected 1961 by United Spanish War Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1926.
 
Location. 43° 30.06′ N, 70° 26.59′ W. Marker is in Saco, Maine, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Beech Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Monument is in the small park bounded by Main, Beach, and Elm Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saco ME 04072, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War Memorial (here, next to this
<i>USS Maine</i> Plaque on Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 26, 2011
2. USS Maine Plaque on Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial
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marker); War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans' Memorial at Eastman Park (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Laura Black Stickney, 1879-1961 (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacob Cochran, 1782-1836 (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel Brannan and the Gold Rush (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dyer Library, Founded 1882 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saco.
 
War Memorials image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr.
3. War Memorials
Looking NNE across Beach Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on May 26, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 22, 2022