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The Hiker

United Spanish War Veterans

 
 
Front image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
1. Front
Inscription. The Hiker

United Spanish War Veterans

Erected by the City of Buffalo commemorating the valor and patriotism of the men of this city who served in the war with Spain, Philippine insurrection and China relief expedition, 1898 - 1902.

Marines
Guantanamo, Cuzco, Santiago, Manila, Novaleta, Samar, Peking, Tientsin, Yangtsun

Army
Cuba: Santiago; Porto Rico: Porto Rico; Philippine Islands: Manila, 1898; Manila, 1899; Iloilo, Malolos, San Isidro, Cavite, Tarlac; Peking, Tientsin

Navy
The Maine, Manila Bay, Santiago, San Juan, Cienfuegos, Cardenas, Manzanillo, Tientsin
 
Erected 1920 by Joint Buffalo City Board, United Spanish War Veterans Seyburn-Liscum Camp No. 12, Bucky O'Neill Camp No. 15., Maj. Gen. R.P. Hughes Camp No. 17.
 
Location. 42° 53.311′ N, 78° 52.398′ W. Marker is in Buffalo, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Main Street near East Huron Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Main Street is closed to vehicular traffic here due to light rail trains on Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo NY 14203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Soldiers & Sailors Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site of the First Court Houses of Niagara and Erie County
Right - Marines image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
2. Right - Marines
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the First Meeting of the Optimist Club (approx. mile away); "...With Liberty and Justice for All." (approx. mile away); From Social Center to Civic Center (approx. mile away); William McKinley (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buffalo Burns!!! (approx. 0.3 miles away); Niagara Square (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo.
 
More about this marker. This Hiker statue is a Newman.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo Savings Bank / Goldome / M&T Bank Branch - Buffalo as an Architectural Museum. (Submitted on March 9, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
Rear - Army image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
3. Rear - Army
Left - Navy image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
4. Left - Navy
The Hiker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
5. The Hiker
Buffalo Savings Bank Building in background.
The Hiker - Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, February 28, 2016
6. The Hiker - Westward
Roosevelt Square. Main Street and the light rail are left to right across the picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 8, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 9, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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