Tag Archives: Spanish American War

Remember the Maine! (1898) — Weapons and Warfare

The battle cry of the Spanish-American War, coined by the jingo press, whipped up war sentiment after the USS Maine was destroyed in an explosion while anchored in Havana harbor. The sinking served as the cause for the United States … Continue reading

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Shomin Airport, Oskaloosa – Kansas Tuesdays February 4, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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General Funston Boyhood Home and Museum, Iola – Kansas Tuesdays January 28, 2020

As I continue my westward trek across Kansas this week, I started moving south as I zigzag through the state. I saw Wakeeney in Trego County and went looking for what’s to see or do in the area. I came … Continue reading

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Shipwreck Website

Here is one of the largest shipwreck websites, https://wrecksite.eu/, out there. According to the website, they are the largest (their words, not mine so if you have an issue with their claim, please take it up with them, not me). It … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Day (CotD) – Biloxi National Cemetery

This is the inaugural implementation of my Cemetery of the Day (CotD). BillionGraves has been running a CotD for a while now and I think it is important to recognize cemeteries. My CotD choices will be a mix of random, … Continue reading

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