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Galesburg in Kalamazoo 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 17, 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. 42° 17.341′ N, 85° 25.055′ W. Marker is in Galesburg, Michigan, in Kalamazoo County. Memorial is at the intersection of E. Battle Creek Street (State Highway 96) and E. Michigan Avenue, on the right when traveling east on E. Battle Creek Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galesburg MI 49053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Rufus Shafter Memorial (here, next to this marker); Congregational United Church of Christ (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kalamazoo Region (approx. 1.8 miles away); Barn Theatre (approx. 3.4 miles away); Park Theatre (approx. 4.6
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miles away); Builders Medad, Casey, Chauncey and Darwin McKay (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Climax Crescent Newspaper (approx. 5.4 miles away); Climax World War II Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galesburg.
 
U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, September 17, 2013
2. U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
At foot of William Rufus Shafter Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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