Battleship MAINE 
Her final resting places - Part 2
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The MAINE's foremast has been removed to the seawall at the U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, Maryland.  (Photo courtesy of Ken Brooks)



An anchor from the MAINE in Reading, PA (photo from Richard A. Sauers, Pennsylvania in the Spanish American War, Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Capitol Preservtaion Committee, 1998, p 42.) We have learned from Félix Alfonso Peña that the anchor is now located at d on the western edge of Reading's City Park, on the first block of North 11th Street.


 


This is one of the MAINE's 6 inch guns in the town of Alpena, Michigan. It was brought to the town through the effors of Congressman George Loud, who had served on the U.S. Revenue Cutter McCULLOCH at the Battle of Manila Bay (photos and info. contributed byDale and Kay Arsenaeu)


One of MAINE's 10" turret sighting hoods is located at a newly built War Memorial located on the western portion of Ket West known as Mallory Square. It was formerly located at the Key West Post Office.



This is an image of a monument and plaque in Summerfield Park, at the corner of Willett and King Streets in Port Chester, New York. The monument is surmounted by a 10 inch shell recovered from the wreck of the MAINE. The plaque reads:

THIS TEN-INCH SHELL FROM THE
USS MAINE
UNLVEILED AT PORT CHESTER, NY
JULY 4, 1912
IN MEMORY OF NEWELL RISING
A ----SMAN
AND OF ALL WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
WITH HIM IN THE DESTRUCTION
OF THAT SHIP
FEBRUARY 15, 1898

Newell Rising was a coal passer aboard the MAINE and did not survive the explosion.


A key fob made from metal from the USS MAINE (image contributed by John Blow)


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