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The Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument was built in 1889-91 to honor veterans of the Civil War.
It was designed by Franklin Simmons. Its inscription reads: "Portland, To Her Sons Who Died for the Union." The statue is also known as "Our Lady of Victories."
The area where the statue is located is now known as "Monument Square."
About This Item
- Title: Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Portland, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 14 cm x 9 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 4014, Portland
- Collection: Postcard collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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