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SPANISH AMERICAN
    WAR MEMORIAL

FORT DE SOTO PARK MARKER & FLAG POLE


Location: 

27 36.933 N, -82 44.14 W


Marker is in Tierra Verde, Florida, in Pinellas County.  The Memorial can be reached from Anderson Boulevard (SR 679), 1 ½ miles west of Pinellas Bayway South, on the left when traveling west.  The Memorial is located within Fort De Soto Park, just north of the Gulf Fishing Pier parking lot.  Marker is at or near postal address:  3500 Pinellas Bayway South, St Petersburg, Florida 33715.


Inscription:

May 11, 1963

This park is gratefully dedicated

In memory of the

AMERICAN PATRIOTS

Who served their country during the

SPANISH AMERICAN WAR

1898

Description:

The term “American Patriots” especially includes Colonel Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders Regiment.



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