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

When entering the cemetery from the main road, take your first left and it will be at the top of the hill. Parking right in front of it.

[Stephen Francia, 07/05/2021]

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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