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Item 6428

Title: Soldiers' monument, Lewiston, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868-04-25

Location: Lewiston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 1013

Title: Monument Square, Portland, 1902

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1902

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 26403

Title: Soldiers' Monument, Lubec, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph

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Item 63911

Address: 5 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Rothchild

Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 63918

Address: 26 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Yetta Zimmerman

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 64065

Address: 98 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Catherine Reardon

Use: Dwelling - Three Family

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Exhibit

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 700,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Boxer and Enterprize

Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.