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Detroit Spanish American War Monument

 
 
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By Al Barrera, December 11, 2008
1. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Inscription. Front:
Cuba
Porto Rico
Erected by the people of Wayne County in commemoration of the services of her volunteer sons in the Army, Navy and Marine Corps of the United States during the war with Spain 1898-1902

Reverse:
China
Philippines
In commemoration of the volunteer services of Wayne County's sons during the insurrection in the Philippines and the Chinese relief expedition 1898-1902
 
Erected 1932 by The people of Wayne County.
 
Location. 42° 20.337′ N, 82° 59.306′ W. Marker is in Detroit, Michigan, in Wayne County. Marker is on Central Way. Touch for map. On Belle Isle. Marker is in this post office area: Detroit MI 48207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alpheus S. Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Police Radio Dispatch (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ransom Eli Olds (approx. 0.3 miles away); S. S. Edmund Fitzgerald (approx. 0.3 miles away); Perry's Victory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. O. M. Poe Post No. 433
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera, December 11, 2008
2. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Siege of Detroit 1763 (approx. 0.8 miles away in Canada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Detroit.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsWar, Spanish-American
 
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera, December 11, 2008
3. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
4. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera
5. Detroit Spanish American War Monument Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,457 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on January 20, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2008, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan.   4, 5. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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