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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

U.S.S. Maine Anchor

 
 
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 15, 2016
1. U.S.S. Maine Anchor Marker
Inscription.  
U.S.S. Maine
blown up
February Fifteenth
1898
Here lie the remains
of
One hundred and sixty three
Men of the Maine's crew
Brought from Havana Cuba
Reinterred at Arlington
December twenty eighth
1899

 
Location. 38° 52.584′ N, 77° 4.476′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker can be reached from Sigsbee Avenue near Farragut Drive. Touch for map. The marker and anchor are directly south of the USS Maine Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Space Shuttle Challenger (within shouting distance of this marker); An Attempt to Rescue American Hostages Held in Iran (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Space Shuttle Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); Canadian Cross of Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II (about 300 feet away, measured
U.S.S. Maine Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 15, 2016
2. U.S.S. Maine Anchor Marker
in a direct line); Third Infantry Division, U.S. Army (about 300 feet away); Memorial to US Airmen killed in Denmark (about 300 feet away); Exercise Tiger Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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