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Elmira in Chemung County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spanish War Veterans

1898-1902

 
 
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By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
1. Spanish War Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
Philippine Islands
Cuba
Porto Rico
U.S.A.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American.
 
Location. 42° 5.342′ N, 76° 48.483′ W. Marker is in Elmira, New York, in Chemung County. Memorial is on West Gray Street, on the right when traveling west. Monument is located in Wisner Park near West Gray Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elmira NY 14905, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crystal Eastman (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Chemung County Korea and Vietnam Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Chemung County World War II Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Chemung County World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); AFL-CIO Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); A Brief History of the Elmira Popcorn Truck (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
2. Spanish War Veterans Monument
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Old Second Street Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chemung Canal (approx. ¼ mile away); 378 West Church Street (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elmira.
 
Also see . . .  Spanish-American War. The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence. U.S. attacks on Spain's Pacific possessions led to involvement in the Philippine Revolution and ultimately to the Philippine–American War. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
3. Spanish War Veterans Monument
Spanish War Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2015
4. Spanish War Veterans Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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