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North Augusta in Aiken County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Spanish American War Tribute

 
 
Spanish American War Tribute image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Spanish American War Tribute
Inscription.
Spanish American War
1898
The battle with the
slogan "Remember the
Maine", brought the
United States as a
great power and the
beginning of overseas
recognition.

 
Erected 1993 by North Augusta City Council , American Legion Post 71, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 33° 29.48′ N, 81° 58.335′ W. Marker is in North Augusta, South Carolina, in Aiken County. Marker is on Georgia Avenue near West Clifton Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Wade Hampton Veterans Park. Marker is in this post office area: North Augusta SC 29841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Between The States Tribute (here, next to this marker); Mexican War Tribute (here, next to this marker); War of 1812 Tribute (a few steps from this marker); World War I Tribute (a few steps from this marker); Revolutionary War (a few steps from this marker);
Spanish American War Tribute image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 16, 2010
2. Spanish American War Tribute
World War II Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); Viet Nam War Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Augusta.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Spanish–American War, Wikipedia entry. Although the main issue was Cuban independence, the ten-week war was fought in both the Caribbean and the Pacific and was notable for a series of one-sided American naval and military victories. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. USS Maine. Though then, as now, the cause and responsibility for her sinking were unclear; popular opinion in the U.S. blamed Spain, and the sinking (popularized in the phrase Remember the Maine, to Hell with Spain!) was one of the precipitating events of the Spanish–American War.... (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 864 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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