Spanish Squadron. Rear Admiral Montojo y Pasaron: Maria Cristina, Marquis del Duero, Castilla, Manila, Isla de Cuba, Isla de Mindanao, Isla de Luzon, Don Antonio de Ulloa, Don Juan de Austria, General Lezo and Shore Batteries.
Presented to the City of Rochester by the Hon. Oscar F. Williams, U.S. Consul at Manila, and an eyewitness of the battle from the bridge of the Olympia. Erected June 14, 1902, by the Board of Park Commissioners through its committee, Henry C. Maine, H.F. Atwood, Pres. E.M. Moore. Calvin C. Laney, Supt. Edwin A. Fisher, City Eng. Wm M. Rebasz, Dr.
Erected 1902 by Board of Park Commissioners (Rochester, NY).
Location. 43° 7.92′ N, 77° 36.524′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of South Avenue and Reservoir Ave, on the right when traveling north on South Avenue. Touch for map. The cannon is located about 100 feet behind the Highland Park marker. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers.
More about this marker. There is a second plaque attached to the front side of the cannon (this is located on the side facing Reservoir) - see pictures
Categories. • War, Spanish-American • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 7, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.