Wadsworth, Ohio: Porthole Cover from the Maine

The U.S.S. Maine blew up in Havana Harbor in 1898, sparking the Spanish-American War. This porthole cover was enshrined to remind all to remember!
Address:
192 College St., Wadsworth, OH
Directions:
In Woodlawn Cemetery. I-76 exit 9. Drive south on Hwy 94/High St. for 1.5 miles into downtown. Turn right at the stoplight onto College St. Drive a quarter-mile. The cemetery will be on the right, a small cemetery, the rock is easy to find.
Admission:
Free
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Porthole Cover from the Maine.

Porthole Cover from the Maine

Porthole Cover from the USS Maine.

[Kevin and Jennie, 03/13/2016]

One of the sunken Battleship Maine's more visually pleasing relics: a round porthole cover, tarnished teal blue with age, mounted on the side of a rock. It was originally downtown as a Spanish-American War memorial, but was moved to the cemetery when new wars came along.

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