Bangor, Maine: Scroll and Shield from USS Maine

Battleship bling dredged up from its 1898 sinking in Havana Harbor. Displayed on a life-size replica of the doomed ship's bow.

Davenport Park

35 Cedar St., Bangor, ME
Davenport Park. On the west side of Main St./US Hwy 1A, just north of Cedar St. and a block south of Hwy 222.
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USS Maine Scroll and Shield.

Scroll and Shield from USS Maine

Located just across the street from the homeless shelter. The park is clean. And easy to access from the highway.

[Gretchen, 05/30/2013]

Scroll and Shield from USS Maine

Scroll and Shield from USS Maine

Relics of the American ship sunk in Havana Harbor in 1898. The Scroll and Shield are on a life-size replica of the USS Maine's bow.

[Aaron Tomlinson, 06/13/2011]
Scroll and Shield from USS Maine

Wrought iron scroll and shield from the bow of the USS Maine, recovered from Havana Harbor, Cuba. Now mounted on a granite monument in Davenport Park.

[Bill Blinn, 03/13/2004]

More debris from the famous blown-to-smithereens battleship! See also: bathtub and ventilator cowl.

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