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Pompton Lakes in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battleship Maine

 
 
Battleship Maine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2011
1. Battleship Maine Marker
Inscription.
Here
where in March 1782
stood
Washington’s Headquarters
Federal Rock Council No. 164
Jr. O. U. A. M.
have placed this relic of the
Battleship
Maine
in memory of their fellow countrymen
who lost their lives in
Havana Harbor
Feby. 15, 1898
‘Amor Patriae Duxit’
1914

 
Erected 1914 by Jr. Order of United American Mechanics - Federal Rock Council No. 164.
 
Location. 40° 59.99′ N, 74° 17.388′ W. Marker is in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamburg Turnpike and Wanaque Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Hamburg Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is on a triangle of land at the intersection of Hamburg Turnpike and Wanaque Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Pompton Lakes NJ 07442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington’s Headquarters (here, next to this marker); Pompton Lakes World War II & Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Pompton Lakes World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Emanuel Einstein Memorial Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pompton Reformed Church
Battleship Maine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2011
2. Battleship Maine Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pompton Lakes High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pompton Lakes Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pompton Lakes.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Battleship Maine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2011
3. Battleship Maine Marker
Battleship Maine Relic image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2011
4. Battleship Maine Relic
Pompton Lakes Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, February 27, 2011
5. Pompton Lakes Markers
Several markers can be found at this location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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