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Near Belle Center in Logan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial

Little Known Monument in Fairview Cemetery

 

—One of Many Cast from the Battleship “Maine” —

 
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
1. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
close up of the bronze plaque, showing text
Inscription.
In Memoriam
USS Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor
February 15th 1898
this tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine

 
Location. 40° 30.206′ N, 83° 43.79′ W. Marker is near Belle Center, Ohio, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 273 and County Route 107, on the left on State Route 273. Touch for map. Marker is at the center of Fairview Cemetery, near Belle Center, Ohio VMS SURVEY 9973. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2252 Ohio 273, Belle Center OH 43310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belle Center War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); LCPL Lewis E. Hughes II (approx. 0.9 miles away); Village Marshall Murray Griffin (approx. one mile away); Belle Center Jail (approx. one mile away); Geneva College (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hull's Trail 1812 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Solomon Town (approx. 3.6 miles away); Ohio State Eagles Recreation Park (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belle Center.
 
More about this marker. One of many throughout the country
 
Additional keywords.
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
2. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
close up of marker, with plaque surrounded by Spanish- American War flag holders, all set in concrete
part of the USS Maine Memorial Plaques series
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
3. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
full view of slab, with bronze implants
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
4. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
marker can be seen at a distance
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
5. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
Fairview Cemetery, marker can be seen at a distance
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, April 30, 2015
6. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
detail of plaque, corner
Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick,
7. Belle Center Spanish American War Memorial Marker
older style Spanish- American War flag holder. A single piece, different from all the others.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on May 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 30, 2015, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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