Tacoma in Pierce County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
Ten Inch Shell From U.S.S. Maine
John R. Thompson Camp Number One
United Spanish War Veterans
Erected 1913 by United Spanish War Veterans Tacoma.
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
Location. 47° 18.372′ N, 122° 31.005′ W. Marker is in Tacoma, Washington, in Pierce County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tacoma WA 98407, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ester Allstrum (approx. 3.2 miles away); Emma Smith Devoe (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jennie Jones (approx. 3.2 miles away); Alice Maude Smith, M.D. (approx. 3.2 miles away); Nettie Asberry (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fannie C. Paddock (approx. 3.3 miles away); Military Road (approx. 9.2 miles away); Western State Hospital Historical Cemetery, 1876-1953 (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tacoma.
Also see . . . Memorial to the Battleship Maine in Point Defiance Park. This article about this memorial, by Dave R. Davidson, was published in the Tacoma Weekly on June 21, 2012. (Submitted on July 9, 2012.)
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2012, by Dave R. Davison of Tacoma, Washington. This page has been viewed 549 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on June 13, 2012, by Dave R. Davison of Tacoma, Washington. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.