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Headstone of Rebeckah Lewis, Portland, 1788

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The headstone of Rebeckah Lewis at Stroudwater Cemetery in Portland shows unusual detail. The female figure represents sorrow or grief.

Bartlett Adams, Portland's first stone cutter, carved the headstone.

Other Information


  • Title: Headstone of Rebeckah Lewis, Portland, 1788
  • Creator: Smith, Mason Philip
  • Creation Date: 1965
  • Subject Date: 1788
  • Local Name: Stroudwater Cemetery
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 24
  • Local Code: Coll. 430, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Mason P. Smith
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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