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English: The Maine Monument stands at Merchant's Gate of Central ParkNew York City. The monument honors the 258 American sailors who perished when the battleship Maine exploded in the harbor of Havana, Cuba, then under Spanish rule. The causes of the February 15, 1898 explosion remain unclear, but by April of that year, Spain had declared war on the United States.

Designer: H. Van Buren Magonigle

Sculptor: Attilio Piccirilli
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