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Niles in Berrien County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

U.S.S. Maine Memorial

 
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 6, 2013
1. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
The shield is inscribed with the words Patriotism and Devotion
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 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.
 
Location. 41° 49.782′ N, 86° 15.213′ W. Marker is in Niles, Michigan, in Berrien County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of E. Main Street and N. 5th Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in the front yard of the Chapin House and the Niles History Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 508 E Main Street, Niles MI 49120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chapin House / Henry Austin Chapin (a few steps from this marker); The Old Fifth Street Viaduct (within shouting distance of this marker); Four Flags Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wesley United Methodist Church
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(about 700 feet away); Second Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ferry Street School (approx. 0.2 miles away); John B. Reddick Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niles.
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 6, 2013
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
Located in front of the historic Chapin House
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 6, 2013
3. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
View to the west along Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 701 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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