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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.
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
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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