(Bottom right corner of plaque:) COPYRIGHT 1937/LAMB SEAL & STENCIL CO./WASHINGTON, D.C. (On plaque, raised:) "YOU TRIUMPHED OVER OBSTACLES/WHICH WOULD HAVE OVERCOME MEN/LESS BRAVE AND DETERMINED"/PRESIDENT MCKINLEY/HIKER OF '98/DEDICATED TO THE VETERANS OF 1898 TO 1902/BY THE CAMPS AND AUXILIARIES OF THE/DEPARTMENT OF GEORGIA UNITED SPANISH/WAR VETERANS AT THE 19TH ANNUAL CONVENTION/MAY 18-19, 1941 unsigned Founder's mark appears.
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A bronze plaque, mounted on granite slab depicts relief figure of a standing soldier and a battleship behind him. He wears a hat, shirt with sleeves rolled above the elbow and open at the neck with a large collar, trousers and boots into which the trouser legs are tucked. Proper right arm cradles a rifle and proper left hand rests on his proper left thigh. He wears an ammunition belt around his waist and letter S is visible on his belt buckle. Granite slab set directly on ground.
Title: Spanish-American War Monument, (sculpture)
Owner/Location: Coadministered by City of Athens 325 East Washington Street Athens Georgia 30601
Owner/Location: Coadministered by Clark County Government 325 East Washington Street Athens Georgia 30601
Owner/Location: Located City Hall 310 College Avenue Athens Georgia