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The Battleship Maine - Syracuse, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff
N 41° 24.000 W 075° 38.633
18T E 446177 N 4583362
Quick Description: A ten inch shell and bronze port cover are on a monument by the Everhart Museum in Nay Aug Park.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/31/2017 4:16:43 AM
Waymark Code: WMVVX9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
text on plaque: "This ten inch shell and bronze port cover recovered from the wreck of the Battleship Maine after having been submerged in the waters of Havana Harbor are here mounted as a memory to the brave officers and seamen who lost their lives on the night of February 15, 1898 as they slept awaiting the call to duty. Presented by the US government to the Admiral Dahlgren section Navy League US dedicated to the city of Scranton on Memorial Day 1913."
Type of memorial: Monument

Location: Nay Aug Park

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: US government

When was it placed?: Memorial Day 1913.

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