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SE40 Week 2 - Remember the Maine!

Remember the USS Maine? It was the U.S. ship that blew up in Havana in 1898, and was the casus belli for a tectonic-plate shifting war that has become surprisingly obscure (maybe there were a couple of slightly larger wars after it that got a little more attention). 1,490 more words

March 28, 1898: The Maine and Spain

On March 28, 1898, the United States Naval Court of Inquiry found that the American battleship Maine, which had been blown up in February while on an observation visit, was destroyed by a submerged mine. 210 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

Friday Night Cocktail

I know it’s been a while. Mostly because I can’t get my act together enough to make a cocktail, photograph a cocktail and drink a cocktail on the weekend so I can post it on Friday. 197 more words

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Remember the Maine

If you paid any attention during US History at any level, you probably do remember the Maine – the American battleship that exploded in Havana harbor in 1898. 228 more words

Good Drinks

Wretched Richard's Almanac: The Maine and Spain

March 28, 1898

On March 28, 1898, the United States Naval Court of Inquiry found that the American battleship Maine, which had been blown up in February while on an observation visit, was destroyed by a submerged mine. 210 more words

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THINKING OF YOU


On a recent roadtrip to Staunton, VA., we came across yet another tranquil oasis and resting place of the departed on the outskirts of town. Here are but a few of the interesting bits of funerary art that helped fuel my creative mind that day. 36 more words

Photography

Alfred Duryee Guion's Autobiography - Passenger Trains and Advertising - (4)

Another exciting time I recall was the announcement of the blowing up and sinking of the. U.S. Battleship Maine by the Spanish in Havana, Cuba harbor, the declaration of war against Spain and the slogan “Remember the Maine”, Teddy Roosevelt’s Rough Riders, the charge up San Juan Hill, the destruction of the Spanish fleet and Dewey’s victory in Manila Bay, culminating in a stupendous, triumphal parade in New York for this great national hero. 547 more words

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