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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lantaka

 
 
Lantaka Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
1. Lantaka Marker
Inscription.  
Captured by U.S. forces
during the Philippine
Insurrection,   c. 1900.

 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 37° 0.123′ N, 76° 18.526′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia. Memorial is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in Fortress Monroe near the Casemate Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish 1-½ Pounder (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder Howitzer (here, next to this marker); 3 – Inch Ordnance Rifle (a few steps from this marker); Fort Monroe (within shouting distance of this marker); Retreat / Courtesies (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Notable Locations in the Hampton Roads (within shouting
Cannon at Fortress Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
2. Cannon at Fortress Monroe
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distance of this marker); "Ruth Window" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Summary of Events of the Spanish-American War. (Submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Fort Monroe National Monument, National Park Service. (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
3. Fort Monroe (Stone Fort) National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. (Submitted on August 19, 2019.)
 
Additional keywords. ordnance; souvenir; "Philippine-American War"
 
Guns at Fort Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
3. Guns at Fort Monroe
There are several cannon at this location. The Lantaka is the leftmost gun in the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 565 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on July 23, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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