University of Maryland Libraries Digital Collections

Anchor of the U.S.S. Maine, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

1907-1914PrintcolorJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

Summary:The anchor of the U.S.S. Maine in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Reverse caption reads: "The anchor of the U.S.S. Maine, which was blown up in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, on Feb. 15 1898, marks the last resting place of 163 men of her crew. Their bodies were brought from Havana, Cuba and reinterred in the Spanish American War Section of Arlington National Cemetery on Dec. 28, 1899." Postcard number: 61541.
Provider:W.B.Garrison, Inc.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Arlington
Topical subjects:Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
Collection may be protected under Title 17 of the U.S. Copyright Law. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the University of Maryland Libraries at