Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

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Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

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Description

To commemorate the sacrifice made by Bethel men in the Civil War, a large granite monument was erected at the junction of Main and Mechanic streets, and dedicated in a well-attended public ceremony on May 30, 1908.

Purchased from the Smith Granite Company of Westerly, Rhode Island, the monument features a Union soldier standing at ease, holding his rifle.

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About This Item

  • Title: Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908
  • Creation Date: 1908-05-30
  • Subject Date: 1908-05-30
  • Local Name: Bethel Hill
  • Town: Bethel
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 17.8 cm
  • Local Code: 1986.026.0012
  • Collection: Bethel photographs - monuments
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Bethel Historical Society
P. O. Box 12, Bethel, ME 04217-0012
(207) 824-2908
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