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Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams.

 
 
Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
1. Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker
Inscription. .
Taken from the Spanish flag-ship Reina Christina at Manila Bay, May 1, 1898.

Dedicated November 28, 1902 by L. Bordman Smith Command No. 53, Spanish War Veterans, Memorial to Monroe County Comrades who sacrificed their lives on the altar of their country.

On Fames eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
And Glory guards with solemn round
the bivouac of the dead.
 
Erected 1902 by L. Bordman Smith Command No. 53, Spanish War Veterans.
 
Location. 43° 7.765′ N, 77° 37.475′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Mount Hope Blvd. near Elmwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is mounted on a cannon within Mt. Hope Cemetery. See map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth of November, 1886 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hartwell Carver, M.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Founding of the River Campus
Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
2. Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Indian Town (approx. half a mile away); Frederick Douglass (approx. half a mile away); Nursery Office (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
3. Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker
View facing south. Marker is within an area of numerous military burials. To the north of the marker is the Civil War section. The east side of the road (left side of this photo) lie mainly WWI vets and casualties.
Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
4. Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. Marker
Facing North. Civil War graves are in the distance and the the right. Spanish-American War graves are near the cannon itself.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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