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Historical Items

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Item 28894

Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1908 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 28893

Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 12284

Monument Park, Caribou, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library Date: circa 1920 Location: Caribou Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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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

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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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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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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.

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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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

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The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day