Dover NH Spanish American War Memorial/USS Maine Memorial
Sp American Memorial Seal with the following: Cuba Philippine Islands Porto Rico Spanish War Veterans 1898-1902
Right side inscription
Privates, 46 names listed
Dedicated by the city of Dover to the honor of her sons who served in the Army and Navy during the Spanish American War, Philippine Insurrection and China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 Not a war for conquest or for military gain but a righteous war fought by American Volunteers to succor the weak and oppressed against foreign tyranny and to give to Cuba and the Philippines a place among the free peoples of the earth. Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends
4th Side Inscription
Ranks and 30 names
For USS Maine plaque
In memoriam USS MAINE Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is February 15, 1898.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dover's City Hall and Opera House Burned (within shouting distance of this marker); Dover NH WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dover NH Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Square (about 400 feet away); Dover NH WWII Memorial (about 500 feet away); Central (Lower) Square (about 500 feet away); Early 19th Century Storefronts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maurice J. Burke Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 1, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 1, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. 7. submitted on July 3, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.