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U.S.S. Maine Memorial

 
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
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

 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Markers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 15, 1898.
 
Location. 40° 52.419′ N, 73° 31.961′ W. Marker is in Oyster Bay, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Shore Avenue and Audrey Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Shore Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oyster Bay NY 11771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Trophy Gun (a few steps from this marker); Oyster Bay Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Theodore Roosevelt (within shouting distance of this marker); Oyster Bay Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); End of An Era (within shouting distance of this marker); The great chain hoax . . . .
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(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Raynham Hall Museum (about 500 feet away); The Culper Spy Ring (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oyster Bay.
 
Also see . . .  Sinking of USS Maine, 15 February 1898. Naval History & Heritage website. (Submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
The marker is attached to the cannon seen here.
Marker in Oyster Bay image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
3. Marker in Oyster Bay
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker and Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, May 5, 2013
4. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker and Cannon
Marker is visible on the cannon at the left of the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 581 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 5, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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