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Historical Items

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Item 15753

Pledge to Cape Elizabeth Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association

Contributed by: South Portland Historical Society Date: 1897-07-01 Location: South Portland Media: paper

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Item 26403

Soldiers' Monument, Lubec, ca. 1905

Contributed by: An individual through Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1905 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Item 15754

Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association stock certificate

Contributed by: South Portland Historical Society Date: circa 1883 Location: Portland Media: paper

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Exhibits

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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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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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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.

Site Pages

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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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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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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The Bangor Soldiers' Monument

My Maine Stories

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds