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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Battle Creek in Calhoun County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

U.S.S. Maine Memorial

USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dennis Allen Burlingham, October 8, 2013
1. USS Maine Memorial Marker
Embedded in History Tower


U.S.S. Maine

Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898

This tablet cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. 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, 1940.
Location. 42° 18.947′ N, 85° 10.811′ W. Marker is in Battle Creek, Michigan, in Calhoun County. Marker is on East Hamblin Avenue near Division Street North, on the right when traveling west. In Monument Park embedded in History Tower. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Battle Creek MI 49014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sojourner Truth Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Methodism in Battle Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); C. W. Post / C.W. Post Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle Creek City Hall (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Battle Creek Centennial Celebration
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(about 600 feet away); Battle Creek Post Office (about 600 feet away); The Log Schoolhouse (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Battle Creek.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2013, by Dennis Allen Burlingham of Hartford, Michigan, USA. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 60 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 7, 2013, by Dennis Allen Burlingham of Hartford, Michigan, USA. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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Nov. 29, 2023