Fond du Lac in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Spanish–American War Memorial
Those Who Served
in the War
1898 — 1902
(U.S.S. Maine plaque)
Erected by Fond du Lac County and patriotic citizens.
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 Plaques series list.
Location. 43° 47.509′ N, 88° 26.814′ W. Marker is in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Memorial is on North Main Street north of Scott Street (U.S. 45), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fond du Lac WI 54935, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locomotive No. 2714 (approx. 0.2 miles away); G. A. R. Memorial Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); Supple's Marsh (approx. ¾ mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Military Road (approx. Wisconsin Progressive Party (approx. 1.2 miles away); Union Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Union Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fond du Lac.
More about this memorial. The monument has the Spanish American War Cross on three sides with the words: Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 · Philippine Islands · Porto Rico · Cuba · U.S.A.
The monument also has a U.S.S. Maine plaque on its face with the words: In Memoriam · U.S.S. Main · Destroyed in Havana Harbor · February 15th 1898 · This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine.
Also see . . .
1. Spanish–American War. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 28, 2014.)
2. USS Maine (ACR-1). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 28, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 28, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.