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Spanish-American War Memorial -- War Memorial Building, Jackson MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 32° 17.977 W 090° 10.779
15S E 765572 N 3577141
Quick Description: A Spanish-American war monument stands outside of the war Memorial building in downtown Jackson Mississippi
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 8/16/2017 3:44:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMWD3H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
A separate monument to the Mississippians who volunteered to fight in the Spanish-American war was at some point relocated to the grounds of the War Memorial building which was built in 1939. The Spanish-American war Memorial stands alone on the north side of the building.

The monument is inscribed as follows:

"Honor to heroes is glory to God.

[Logo of Spanish-American War Veterans Association]

Erected in honor of the Mississippi volunteers in the war with Spain
Type of memorial: Monument

Location: Mississippi War Memorial building

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: Spanish American War Veterans

When was it placed?: early 1900s

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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