Saco in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial
1898 - 1902
— In Memory Of —
from Battleship Maine when salvaged
from Havana harbor in 1912
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 memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques series list.
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. World War Memorial (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (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); Sarah Fairfield Hamilton, 1831-1909 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Stone Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Saco in 1693 / Le Fort Saco en 1693 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saco.
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 661 times since then and 4 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.