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Columbia in Richland County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Spanish-American War Cannon

 
 
Spanish-American War Cannon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
1. Spanish-American War Cannon Marker
Inscription.
The cannon that was mounted on this granite base of the Spanish-American War Monument was removed in 1942 and contributed as scrap-iron for use in World War II.

 
Location. 33° 59.983′ N, 81° 2.052′ W. Marker is in Columbia, South Carolina, in Richland County. Marker is on Assembly Street (State Highway 48). Touch for map. Marker is located on the west side of the S.C. Statehouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia SC 29201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cap. Swanson Lunsford (a few steps from this marker); South Carolina Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Here Stood The State House (within shouting distance of this marker); Quoin-Stones (within shouting distance of this marker); Palmetto Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sherman’s Artillery (about 300 feet away); J. Marion Sims (about 300 feet away); Richardson Square (about 400 feet away); The State House of South Carolina (about 400 feet away); Wade Hampton (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  Spanish-American War. The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain
Spanish-American War Cannon Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
2. Spanish-American War Cannon Plaque
and the United States. (Submitted on August 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Spanish-American War Cannon Base<br>South Side Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
3. Spanish-American War Cannon Base
South Side Plaque
Cannon
captured at Santiago, Cuba
Spanish-American War
1895
Presented to the
City of Columbia, S.C.
by
the United States
Spanish-American War Cannon Marker<br>State Veterans Memorial in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, July 25, 2011
4. Spanish-American War Cannon Marker
State Veterans Memorial in Background
The State House , west lawn image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2011
5. The State House , west lawn
The cannon that was mounted on this granite base of the Spanish American War Monument was removed in 1942 and contributed as scrap-iron for use in World War II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 624 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 28, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on February 2, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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