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U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaques Historical Markers

About 1,000 markers were made from pieces recovered from the U.S.S. Maine and distributed throughout the country. This series includes other remnants from the battleship that became the rallying cry in the Spanish-American War.
 
The Maine Memorial Monument and Marker image, Touch for more information
By Syd Whittle, October 13, 2008
The Maine Memorial Monument and Marker
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Maine Memorial — Spanish War Veterans Memorial
At forty minutes past nine, on the evening of the 15th of February 1898, the United States Battleship Maine was ripped by a sudden and devastating explosion, demolishing the entire forward section and sending the ship to the bottom of Havana Harbor. . . . — Map (db m12520) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Bridgeport — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m27128) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Meriden — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m27286) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Norwich — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m101859) WM
Illinois (Lake County), Waukegan — Waukegan U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam

U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1889

This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine

(Lower tablet:)

Dedicated to Ben L. Jones Camp No. 50 United . . . — Map (db m116088) WM

Indiana (LaGrange County), LaGrange — LaGrange County Spanish American War Memorial
U. S. S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1898 This tablet is cast from material recovered from the U. S. S. MaineMap (db m53929) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Spanish-American War Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This figurehead from the battleship "Louisiana" is erected in memory of the soldiers and sailors who served the flag in the Spanish-American War. . . . — Map (db m86012) WM
Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — Spanish-American War Memorial

To the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the Spanish-American War 1898 ————————— Shield and Scrolls recovered from wreckage of U.S.S. Maine Blown up Havana Harbor, Cuba . . . — Map (db m110559) WM

Maine (York County), Saco — Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial — 1898 - 1902 — In Memory Of
This plaque is made from bronze taken from Battleship Maine when salvaged from Havana harbor in 1912 In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. . . . — Map (db m55696) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Foremast of the U.S.S. Maine
Ship blown up, Havana 15 Feb. 1898. Mast recovered 6, Oct. 1910. Erected here 5, May. 1913. — Map (db m6388) WM
Michigan (Allegan County), Hopkins — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m74606) WM
Michigan (Berrien County), Niles — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m68477) WM
Michigan (Calhoun County), Battle Creek — U.S.S. Maine Memorial Plaque
Memorium U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m70051) HM
Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Galesburg — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m68811) WM
Michigan (Kalamazoo County), Kalamazoo — In Memoriam U.S.S Maine
Upper Plaque: In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Lower Plaque: Tablet secured for Richard Westnedge Camp No-16, . . . — Map (db m30387) HM
Nebraska (Hall County), Grand Island — Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial
In memory of the defenders of our country 1861-1865 — 1898-1900 Committee of Lyon Post No. 11 Nebr. G.A.R. G. C. Humphrey C. B. Norris G. F. Ryan — Map (db m53249) HM
Nebraska (Johnson County), Tecumseh — U.S.S. Maine
Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1893 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m48206) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Rutherford — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Pro Patria Erected by the school children and citizens of Rutherford under the . . . — Map (db m6823) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Wallington — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m74377) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Bayonne — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m54632) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Presented to the People of Jersey City, N.J. By General Joseph Wheeler Post No. 4 A.V.F.S. . . . — Map (db m6102) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Haledon — In Memoriam - U.S.S. Maine, Destroyed in Havana Harbor — February 15th 1898
Presented to the Board of Education by the Honorable Ex-Mayor of the Borough of Haledon, Mr. William Turner 1931 — Map (db m125719) WM
New Jersey (Warren County), Washington — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine (on the shield) Patriotism Devotion — Map (db m19727) HM
New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — U.S.S. Maine Memorial — Patriotism • Devotion

In Memoriam

U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898

This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m126379) HM WM

New York (Nassau County), Oyster Bay — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m65087) HM
North Carolina (Edgecombe County), Tarboro — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
. . . — Map (db m31105) HM
Ohio (Jefferson County), Steubenville — U.S.S. Maine — In Memoriam
In Memoriam U.S.S. Main Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the USS Maine — Map (db m37489) HM
Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Pittsburgh — USS Maine Memorial
Commemorating the destruction of the Battleship Maine in Havana Harbor Cuba February 15, 1898 and to the Soldiers, Sailors and Marines of Allegheny County who participated in the Spanish American War of 1898-1899 which followed this disaster. . . . — Map (db m41048) HM
Pennsylvania (Erie County), Erie — Charles Vernon Gridley — Captain V.S.N.
Served with distinction as ensign at the Battle of Mobile Bay, August 7 A.D. MDCCCLXIV   In command of the Olympia, flagship of the American fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay May 1 A.D. MDCCCXC Died at Kobe Japan A.D. MDCCCXC. His fame is . . . — Map (db m116408) HM WM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Chambersburg — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine In memoriam to Walter S. Sellers, pharmacist, who lost his life in the sinking of the Battleship Maine, . . . — Map (db m34375) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Scranton — The Battleship Maine Memorial

This ten inch shell and bronze port cover recovered from the wreck of The Battleship Maine after having been submerged fourteen years in the waters of Havana harbor are here mounted as a memorial to the brave officers . . . — Map (db m116763) HM WM

Pennsylvania (Lancaster County), Lancaster — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine < Rear Marker : > 1898 – 1902       Erected by General Wm. S. McCaskey Camp United Spanish . . . — Map (db m54400) HM
Pennsylvania (York County), Wrightsville — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine — Map (db m5080) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Battleship Maine Memorial
This gun came off the Battleship Maine The Sinking of the Maine resulted in the Spanish American War 1898 — Map (db m7503) HM
South Dakota (Lawrence County), Deadwood — Spanish-American War Veterans Memorial
This Ten Inch Shell was Recovered from the Battleship U.S.S. Maine that was sunk in Havana Harbor, Cuba on February 15, 1898 and Presented to the City of Deadwood in May 1912. In Memory of the United States Sailors, . . . — Map (db m121200) WM
Virginia (Arlington County), Arlington National Cemetery — Mast of the USS Maine
The United States Battleship MAINE exploded and sank in Havana Harbor, Cuba on February 15, 1898. The rallying cry, "Remember the MAINE" swept the nation, inciting public opinion and precipitating the Spanish-American War. In March, . . . — Map (db m10977) HM
Washington (Pierce County), Tacoma — Ten Inch Shell From U.S.S. Maine
The Property of John R. Thompson Camp Number One United Spanish War Veterans Tacoma — Map (db m56347) HM
Wisconsin (Fond du Lac County), Fond du Lac — Spanish–American War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m77527) WM

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