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Manchester in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial

 
 
Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, November 24, 2005
1. Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial Marker
Inscription. This monument erected by the city of Manchester to her sons who on land and sea defended the nation's honor in the war with Spain, the insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition 1898-1902 Dedicated July 4, 1929.
 
Erected 1929.
 
Location. 42° 59.483′ N, 71° 27.352′ W. Marker is in Manchester, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is on Amherst Street. Touch for map. Located on Bronstein Park, bounded by Amherst Street, Beech Street, Hanover Street and Union Street. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester NH 03104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manchester NH Iwo Jima/Rene Gagnon Memorial (approx. mile away); Manchester NH Victory Park War Memorial (approx. mile away); Manchester NH General Pulaski Monument (approx. mile away); Manchester NH War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manchester NH Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manchester NH World War II Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Amoskeag Mills (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Mary's Bank Credit Union / La Caisse Populaire Saint-Marie (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
More about this marker.
Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial Cross image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, November 24, 2005
2. Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial Cross
Although this small park is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Ben Richard Bronstein, Lieutenant in the Naval Medical Corps, New Hampshire's first Naval Officer to die in WWII, the monument to Spanish-American veterans is the largest monument here.


The memorial is a life-size stature of a soldier standing with rifle in hand, mounted on a granite plinth with the two plaques attached.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By Larry Wilson, November 24, 2005
3. Manchester Spanish-American War Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on February 18, 2017, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2014, by Larry Wilson of Wareham, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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