Gloucester Spanish American War Memorial

Gloucester Spanish American War Memorial (HM1F9G)

Location: Gloucester, MA 01930 Essex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 36.9', W 70° 39.733'

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North facing, front side

G. Co. Eighth Regiment Massachusetts Infantry, U.S. Vols.

Reviewed by General Maximo Gomez

at Matanzas, Cuba, February 20, 1899

Gloucester's sons, one hundred strong

answered the nation's call to arms

in the war for the liberation of Cuba.

Bravely they endured in camp and field

South Facing back side

U.S.S. Gloucester

sinking the Spanish destroyers Pluton and Furor

off Santiago, Cuba, July 3, 1898

Inspired by the deeds of their forefathers,

nearly three hundred men of Gloucester

volunteered for naval service.

Their seafaring experience contributed largely

to America's decisive victory.

East facing right side


Philippine Islands

Porto Rico


Spanish - War - Veterans - 1898-1902

West facing left side



her men

who served

in the

war with Spain

volunteers all

erected 1923
HM NumberHM1F9G
Year Placed1923
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 4:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 363671 N 4719401
Decimal Degrees42.61500000, -70.66221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 36.9', W 70° 39.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 36' 54" N, 70° 39' 43.98" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)978
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 Franklin Square, Gloucester MA 01930, US
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