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Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial

 
 
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
1. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial Marker
Inscription.  Gun recovered from USS Maine sunk in the harbor Havana Cuba February 15, 1898
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-AmericanWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is February 15, 1898.
 
Location. 43° 39.9′ N, 70° 14.425′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Memorial is at the intersection of Eastern Promenade and Vesper Street, on the right when traveling east on Eastern Promenade. Marker is located in Fort Allan Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portland ME 04101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Remember the Maine (here, next to this marker); Defending this vital harbor (a few steps from this marker); 9/11 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 1893 Bandstand (within shouting distance of this marker); The poet & the view (within shouting distance of this marker); 20,000 Civil War veterans tent here (within shouting distance of this marker); Boxer and Enterprise (within shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
2. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022