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Dewey's Victory Arch

Dewey's Victory Arch | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The State Saloon is visible through the archway, on the 100 block of State Street.
DESCRIPTION
Wisconsin Semi-Centennial ceremonial archway erected at State and Mifflin Streets to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's victory over the Spanish fleet at Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. The State Saloon is visible through the archway, on the 100 block of State Street.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:11678
Creation Date: 1898
Creator Name:Brown, Charles N.
City:Madison
County:Dane
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Charles Newton Brown family papers, 1816-1994
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(B82)1615
Original Dimensions:4 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The image appeared in the May section of the 1983 Wisconsin Historical Calendar.

The State Saloon was Meuer's Saloon for many years.

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Arches
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Central business districts
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Anniversaries
Military parades & ceremonies
Monuments
Naval history
Spanish-American War, 1898
Outdoor photography
Flags

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