Spanish-American War - McKinley Monument


Spanish-American War - McKinley Monument


Spanish-American War


Front Side:
“Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.”

“Our earnest prayer is that God will graciously vouchsafe prosperity, happiness and peace to all our neighbors, and like blessings to all the peoples and the powers of Earth.”

Back Side:
“The fame of such a man will shine like a beacon through the mists of ages—an object of reverence, of imitation, and of love.”

Born at Niles, Ohio, January 29, 1843. Died at Buffalo, N.Y., September 14, 1901.

Erected 1906 by the State of Ohio and the citizens of Columbus.

Location: Ohio State House, Broad and High Streets, Columbus, Ohio




“Spanish-American War - McKinley Monument,” Teaching Columbus Historic Places, accessed February 24, 2024,