War banner, Portland City Hall, 1898

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War banner, Portland City Hall, 1898

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Description

A sign "Remember the Maine," draped with American flags is on the front of Portland City Hall in 1898. The Maine was sunk in Havana Harbor in Cuba, providing a reason for America to go to war with Spain.

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About This Item

  • Title: War banner, Portland City Hall, 1898
  • Creator: Chaplin, Joseph F.
  • Creation Date: 1898
  • Subject Date: 1898
  • Town: Havana, Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 2126, Box 2/Env. 9
  • Collection: Chaplin family collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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