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Strike Up the Band

Chandler's Band, Portland, 1892

Chandler's Band, Portland, 1892

Item 17737 info
Maine Historical Society

Cyrus Curtis invited Daniel Hiram Chandler to Portland in 1843 to lead the Portland Band.

Curtis, along with other band members, enlisted during the Civil War, taking the band with them.

The Portland Band became Chandler's Band in January 1872. The band is still in operation.


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