Overall: 35 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. ( 90.2 x 3.2 cm )
Wooden cane with an inscribed iron knob handle, tapered octagonal shaft, and iron ferrule.
Gift of Mr. F. W. Meyer
engraved: on handle: "U.S.S. Maine G. Bowers"
According to accession records the cane was made from wood from a block house on San Juan Hill and the iron handle was made from a part of the Spanish-American War battleship "U.S.S. Maine."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.