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Waukegan in Lake County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial

 
 
Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Ryzy, July 4, 2015
1. Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam

U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th, 1889

This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

(Lower tablet:)

Dedicated to Ben L. Jones Camp
No. 50 United Spanish War Veterans
 
Erected by Homer Dahringer Post No. 281 American Legion.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 42° 21.552′ N, 87° 50.138′ W. Marker is in Waukegan, Illinois, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from South West Street. Touch for map. Located in the Veterans Memorial Plaza in Washington Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waukegan IL 60085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waukegan Doughboy Statue (here, next to this marker); Cpl. Richard E. Bush Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Waukegan Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Orion Perseus Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Washburn and Moen Manufacturing Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (approx. 1.9 miles away); Building Four (approx. 3.2 miles away); Douglas A-4 "Skyhawk" (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waukegan.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 10, 2018, by Michael Ryzy of Park Ridge, Illinois. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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