Maine Centennial parade, Fort St. George float, Portland, 1920

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Maine Centennial parade, Fort St. George float, Portland, 1920

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Description

"Float #5" in Portland's Maine Centennial parade carried Fort St. George settlers. The fort was erected by George Popham, represented in front. Popham established the short-lived Popham colony, the first English settlement in New England.

This photograph was featured on page six of the Tuesday, July 6, 1920 issue of the "Portland Evening Express."

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About This Item

  • Title: Maine Centennial parade, Fort St. George float, Portland, 1920
  • Creation Date: 1920-07-05
  • Subject Date: 1920-07-05
  • Town: Phippsburg, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.2886
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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