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Anchor of the ill-fated Battleship "Maine", Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1901-1907

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Alternate title:Anchor of the ill-fated Battleship "Maine", erected as a monument over the graves of the Maine victims, Arlington National Cemetery
Summary:Anchor of the ill-fated Battleship "Maine", Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, circa 1901-1907. Caption reads: "A significant memorial at Arlington Cemetery is the anchor of the United States Battleship which was blown up in Havana harbor in February 1898. Under this anchor repose the remains of 163 men of the "Maine's" crew, brought from Havana, Cuba, and reinterred at Arlington in December 1898." Postmark date: June 4, 1907; Postcard number: 2330; Message included.
Provider:Raphael Tuck & Sons
Printing place:Europe
German Empire
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Arlington
Topical subjects:Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.)
Maine (Battleship)
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
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