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Historical Items Showing 3 of 536 View All

Item 6428

Soldiers' monument, Lewiston, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868-02-28

Location: Lewiston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 100407

Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: 1921

Location: Rumford

Media: Postcard

Item 1013

Monument Square, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1902

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 101 View All

Item 63911

5 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Rothchild

Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 63918

26 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Yetta Zimmerman

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 64065

98 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Catherine Reardon

Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 37 View All

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Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Soldier's Monument Dedication program, Lubec, 1904

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument Soldier's Monument Dedication program, Lubec, 1904 Item 28661 infoLubec Memorial Library

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SEE NOTES Soldier's Monument Dedication Souvenir Program (inside), Lubec, 1904

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument SEE NOTES Soldier's Monument Dedication Souvenir Program (inside), Lubec, 1904 Item 28662 infoLubec Memorial…

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National Monument to the Forefathers model, Hallowell, ca. 1889

Historic Hallowell - One of Many Monuments

One of Many Monuments National Monument to the Forefathers model, Hallowell, ca. 1889Item Contributed byHubbard Free Library One well known…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

The Wall

by Michael Uhl


What it means to have beaten the odds

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era

by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.


"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day