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Spanish-American War Monument - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.671 W 123° 01.585
10T E 497915 N 4976787
Quick Description: Monument behind the Department of Veterans' Affairs building
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 5/11/2013 10:44:30 PM
Waymark Code: WMH2KT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
This bronze plaque is located along a pathway behind the Department of Veterans' Affairs Building, a few feet northwest of the World War I doughboy sculpture. The momument reads:

"YOU TRIUMPHED OVER OBSTACLES
WHICH WOULD HAVE OVERCOME MEN
LESS BRAVE AND DETERMINED."
- PRESIDENT McKINLEY

(Image of Soldier)

PRESENTED BY THE
NATIONAL AUXILIARY UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS
INCORPORATED 35TH ANNUAL CONVENTION
SEPTEMBER 11-15, 1938
PORTLAND, OREGON


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Type of memorial: Plaque

Location: Behind the Department of Veterans' Affairs building near Mill Creek

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: National Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans

When was it placed?: September 1938

Visit Instructions:
Please provide another photo of the memorial. If you want, you can be in it, but it's by no means necessary.
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