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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Spanish War Veterans Memorial

 
 
Spanish War Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 28, 2017
1. Spanish War Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
In memory of
The United Spanish War Veterans
of
Suffolk and Nansemond County
Virginia
(inner circle)
Spanish War Veterans. 1898 – 1902

(outer cross))
Cuba • Puerto Rico • Philippine Islands • U.S.A.
 
Location. 36° 44.088′ N, 76° 34.845′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Mahan Street east of Main Street (Route 32), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korea and Vietnam Wars Memorial (about 300 feet away); Civil War Militia of Suffolk and Nansemond County (about 300 feet away); Watering Fountain (about 400 feet away); Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); Siege of Suffolk (about 500 feet away); Remembrance Garden Monuments (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
The Spanish War Veterans Memorial on Monument Alley. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 26, 2017
2. The Spanish War Veterans Memorial on Monument Alley.
The memorial is a part of a war memorial exhibition known as Monument Alley. This view, looking west, shows that it is displayed last. Directly behind it is the World War I Monument, followed by a 1944 artillery cannon.
A detail view near the memorial’s base. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, May 10, 2017
3. A detail view near the memorial’s base.
Concealed by the foliage plants, the inscription at the base of the memorial reads: Presented by Mrs. Blanche Kilby Bell.
The Spanish War Veterans Memorial faces east. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 28, 2017
4. The Spanish War Veterans Memorial faces east.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2017, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2017, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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