Spanish Squadron. Rear Admiral Montojo y Pasaron: Maria Cristina, Marquis del Duero, Castilla, Manila, Isla de Cuba, Isla de Mindanao, Isla de Luzon, Don Antonio de Ulloa, Don Juan de Austria, General Lezo and Shore Batteries.
Presented to the City of Rochester by the Hon. Oscar F. Williams, U.S. Consul at Manila, and an eyewitness of the battle from the bridge of the Olympia. Erected June 14, 1902, by the Board of Park Commissioners through its committee, Henry C. Maine, H.F. Atwood, Pres. E.M. Moore. Calvin C. Laney, Supt. Edwin A. Fisher, City Eng. Wm M. Rebasz, Dr.
Erected 1902 by Board of Park Commissioners (Rochester, NY).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 43° 7.92′
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Highland Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Rochester Water Works (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglass Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Frederick Douglass Home Site (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Highland Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Children's Pavilion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susan B. Anthony (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
More about this marker. There is a second plaque attached to the front side of the cannon (this is located on the side facing Reservoir) - see pictures
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