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Neal Dow, ca. 1870s

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Neal Dow, ca. 1870s

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Neal Dow, a Portland, Maine native, was born to a Quaker family. He believed in the temperance movement, and during his tenure as Mayor of Portland convinced the Maine legislature to enact Prohibition in 1851.

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  • Title: Neal Dow, ca. 1870s
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 25 x 20
  • Local Code: Photographs--OS--Ex Large--Box 2--People--A-J ; 675*7
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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