Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Tippecanoe County War Memorial
Spain - Philippine Insurrection - China Relief Expedition
—Cuba - Porta Rico —
( Upper Plaque: )
* 1898 * 1902 *
U. S. A.
( Lower Plaque: )
In memory of our comrades who on land and sea defended the Nation’s Honor in the War with Spain, the Insurrection in the Philippines and the China Relief Expedition
Erected 1931 by Captain O. P. Lee Camp No. 15 United Spanish War Veterans Lafayette, Indiana.
Location. 40° 24.819′ N, 86° 52.249′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker can be reached from Scott Street north of Main Street when traveling north. Touch for map. Located inside of Columbia Park by the Columbia Park Zoo. Can use any of the open parking lots. However, there is a parking lot on Scott Street - with a short walk to this marker. (The "Crescent" and "Cherokee" Drives are inside of the Park and open only for foot traffic.). Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Tippecanoe County War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perrin Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ninth Street Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Highland Park Neighborhood (approx. 0.9 miles away); Highland Park (approx. one mile away); The Ellsworth Historic District (approx. one mile away); The Red Crown Mini-Museum (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Forty - Niners (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
Also see . . . Video Tour "Columbia Park" ::. Courtesy:: "Tour de Lafayette" - this video will give you a taste of "Columbia Park", its Zoo, and some of the neighbohood. (Submitted on August 26, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,082 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.