Tarboro in Edgecombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
U.S.S. Maine Memorial
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
This tablet cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine
John W. Cotten
Camp No. 9 and Auxiliary
Erected by John W. Cotten Camp No. 9 and Auxiliary Spanish War Veterans.
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
Location. 35° 54.049′ N, 77° 32.109′ W. Marker is in Tarboro, North Carolina, in Edgecombe County. Marker is at the intersection of St Andrew Street and East Wilson Street, on the right when traveling north on St Andrew Street. Located on the town common. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tarboro NC 27886, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edgecombe County Confederate Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Occupation of Tarboro (about 300 feet away); Town Common (about 400 feet away); Washington's Southern Tour Joseph Blount Cheshire, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Occupation of Tarboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); John C. Dancy (approx. ¼ mile away); Henry T. Clark (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tarboro.
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 907 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.