Spanish [sic] American War Tribute

© Photographed September 1, 2015
Dedicated May 29, 1995
Soldiers Walk Memorial Park
Arcadia, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
44.244142,-91.498145 (memorial walkway)
44.244188,-91.497426 (parking lot to access park)

SPANISH [sic] AMERICAN WAR
1898 -- 1902
On February 16, 1898, the United States battleship Maine was destroyed by a mine explosion in Havana Cuba Harbor, with a loss of 266 lives.

"Remember the Maine" became the public battle cry for the Spanish [sic] American War.

The United States Congress approved a Declaration of War against Spain which was signed by President McKinley on April 26, 1898.
Fought:  306,760
KIA:  385
Other Deaths:  2,061
WIA:  1,662
The memorial is located at Soldiers Walk Memorial Park on Memorial Park Drive, at its intersection with South Washington Street / County Highway J and Gaveny Drive, Arcadia, Wisconsin 54612.

NOTE: Soldiers Walk Memorial Park is bordered by and accessible from three streets, northwestbound Reit Lane, northbound South Washington Street / County Highway J, and eastbound Gaveny Road. The park is accessible from all three streets.

Wikipedia: Spanish-American War

Wikipedia: USS Maine (ARC-1)

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"The Maine entering Havana harbor. January 1898."
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The First Marine Battalion (United States), commanded by
Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Huntington, landed on the eastern side of  
Guantánamo Bay, Cuba on 10 June 1898. The next day, an American flag
was hoisted above Camp McCalla where it flew during the next eleven days.
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A tribute to George Washington, at the north entrance
to Arcadia Memorial Park.


The memorial is located at Memorial Park.

The memorial is located in Arcadia, Wisconsin.

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