Plaza memorial with larger-than-life size bronze statue of Colonel Hawkins. He was the commander of the Tenth Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment during the Spanish-American War, whose ranks came from SW Pennsylvania. The regiment fought in the Philippines. He died on July 19, 1899 en route home from complications due to an illness.
Date of Installation:
July 4, 1904
Organization Responsible for Installation:
Tenth Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment
Memorial War Era(s):
Schenley Park Pittsburgh, PA. 15217 Located on Panther Hollow Drive just beyond the south end of the Panther Hollow Bridge in the Squirrel Hill South neighborhood.
Published on November 5, 2017