Governor King monument, Bath
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The granite monument erected by the State of Maine in 1855 in memory of William King, Maine's first governor, at his burial site in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath.
Following King's funeral in 1852, the Masonic lodge in Bath, of which he had been a charter member and Grand Master, organized a procession, led by the Bath Brass Band and including local and state governmental officials, through Bath to the burial plot in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Also buried at that site are wife Ann, children Mary Elizabeth and Cyrus William, and Cyrus' wife, Sarah.
- Title: Governor King monument, Bath
- Creation Date: circa 1903
- Subject Date: circa 1855
- Local Name: Maple Grove Cemetery
- Town: Bath
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions (cm): 13.5 x 16
- Local Code: PC 99.14
- Collection: Photographic Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Patten Free Library
33 Summer Street, Bath, ME 04530
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LC Subject Headings
Maple Grove Cemetery (Bath, Me)--Photographs
Maine--Politics and government--1775-1865
King, William, 1768-1852--Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Governor William King
Maine's first governor
Maple Grove Cemetery
Maple Grove Cemetery (Bath, ME)
Politics and government
Wm. King's burial site
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