Wichita Falls in Wichita County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Spanish War Veterans Statue
U.S.A. - Cuba - Philippine Islands - Porto Rico
—1898 - 1902 —
to commemorate the valor and
patriotism of the men who served
in the war with Spain, Philippine
Insurrection, and China Relief
Expedition, 1898 – 1902
Erected 1928 by David C. McCaleb Camp, United Spanish War Veterans, W. L. Dalton, Commander W. R. Duke, Commander W. S. Langford, Past Commander Department of Texas.
Location. 33° 54.56′ N, 98° 29.979′ W. Marker is in Wichita Falls, Texas, in Wichita County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 7th Street and Central East Freeway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Wichita Falls Memorial Auditorium. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1300 7th Street, Wichita Falls TX 76301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First County Officials (approx. 0.3 miles away); Texas Governor James V. Allred (approx. 0.3 miles away); Joseph Hudson Barwise (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Wichita Falls Bank Robbery of 1896 (approx. 0.4 miles away); John F. O'Donohue (approx. 0.6 miles George Alonzo Soule (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Zale Legacy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henry C. Luecke (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wichita Falls.
Regarding Spanish War Veterans Statue. Sculptor: Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson (Theo A.R. Kitson)
Foundry: Gorham Company
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Spanish-American War. (Submitted on July 25, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on 'The Hiker" statues by Kitson. (Submitted on July 25, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, Spanish-American •
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