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Fond du Lac in Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Spanish–American War Memorial

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, September 16, 2014
1. Spanish–American War Memorial
Restored by Brenner Tank Inc. 1995
Inscription.
Memorial
to
Those Who Served
in the War
With
Spain
1898 — 1902


(U.S.S. Maine plaque)

In Honor
to
Our Dead

Freedom
Patriotism
Humanity

 
Erected by Fond du Lac County and patriotic citizens.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques marker series.
 
Location. 43° 47.509′ N, 88° 26.814′ W. Marker is in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in Fond du Lac County. Marker is on North Main Street north of Scott Street (U.S. 45), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fond du Lac WI 54935, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locomotive No. 2714 (approx. 0.2 miles away); G. A. R. Memorial Drive (approx. 0.3 miles away); Supple's Marsh (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Military Road (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wisconsin Progressive Party (approx. 1.2 miles away); Union Soldiers Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pioneer Military Road (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fond du Lac.
 
More about this marker.
Spanish–American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 16, 2014
2. Spanish–American War Memorial
The monument has the Spanish American War Cross on three sides with the words: Spanish War Veterans 1898 - 1902 Philippine Islands Porto Rico Cuba U.S.A.
The monument also has a U.S.S. Maine plaque on its face with the words: In Memoriam U.S.S. Main Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spanish–American War. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 28, 2014.) 

2. USS Maine (ACR-1). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 28, 2014.) 
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Spanish–American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 16, 2014
3. Spanish–American War Memorial
Spanish–American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 16, 2014
4. Spanish–American War Memorial
Spanish–American War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By K. Linzmeier, September 16, 2014
5. Spanish–American War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 28, 2014, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
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