Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Spanish Bronze Cannon
Dismounted from Fort Toro, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
— in bombardment by —
U.S. Navy, June 15th, 1898.
Recovered June 7th, 1899, by
Lieut. Commander Frank E. Fletcher,
commanding U.S.S. Eagle and presented to
Hon. Charles A. Boutelle,
Chairman Committee on Naval Affairs,
U.S. House of Representatives,
by whom it was presented to the
City of Bangor, October 16, 1899,
through Hon. Arthur Chapin, Mayor.
Location. 44° 48.122′ N, 68° 46.224′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is at the intersection of Hammond Street/State Street (U.S. 2) and Kenduskeag Stream, on the left when traveling east on Hammond Street/State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Kenduskeag Stream Park, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Place of Meeting (here, next to this marker); Samuel de Champlain (here, next to this marker); Saltonstall's Naval Fleet Gun (a few steps from this marker); Hannibal Hamlin (within shouting distance of this marker); Hersey Memorial Building (Old Bangor City Hall) Bell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Norumbega Parkway (about 500 feet away); War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Bangor Victory Platoon (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bangor.
Categories. • Man-Made Features • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 25, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.