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Fort Monroe in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lantaka

 
 
Lantaka Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
1. Lantaka Marker
Inscription.
Captured by U.S. forces
during the Philippine
Insurrection,   c. 1900.

 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 37° 0.123′ N, 76° 18.526′ W. Marker is in Fort Monroe, Virginia, in Hampton. Marker is on Bernard Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in Fortress Monroe near the Casemate Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Monroe VA 23651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish 1-½ Pounder (here, next to this marker); 12-Pounder Howitzer (here, next to this marker); 3 – Inch Ordnance Rifle (a few steps from this marker); Lee's Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Confinement of Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Honoring Dr. John J. Craven (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant John Trout Greble (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 12-Pounder Gun-Howitzer (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Monroe.
 
Also see . . .  Summary of Events of the Spanish-American War. (Submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Additional keywords.
Cannon at Fortress Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
2. Cannon at Fortress Monroe
ordnance; souvenir; "Philippine-American War"
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Guns at Fort Monroe image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 11, 2008
3. Guns at Fort Monroe
There are several cannon at this location. The Lantaka is the leftmost gun in the photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on July 23, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 15, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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