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Item 4154

Title: Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Portland

Media: Black & white photograph

Item 28894

Title: Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1908

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 28893

Title: Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: Portland

Media:

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Item 64066

Address: 99 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: David Gerber

Use: Dwelling - Three Family

Item 64075

Address: 108 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Julius Comeras

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 64092

Address: 122 Monument Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Nicolantonio Conti

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.