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The granite monument erected by the State of Maine in 1855 in memory of William King, Maine's first governor, at his burial site in Maple Grove Cemetery, Bath.
Following King's funeral in 1852, the Masonic lodge in Bath, of which he had been a charter member and Grand Master, organized a procession, led by the Bath Brass Band and including local and state governmental officials, through Bath to the burial plot in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Also buried at that site are wife Ann, children Mary Elizabeth and Cyrus William, and Cyrus' wife, Sarah.
About This Item
- Title: Governor King monument, Bath, ca. 1903
- Creation Date: circa 1903
- Subject Date: circa 1903
- Location: Bath, Sagadahoc County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 13.5 cm x 16 cm
- Local Code: PC 99.14
- Collection: Photographic Collection
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Historic Sites--Maine--Bath
- King, William, 1768-1852--Tombs & sepulchral monuments
- Maine--Politics and government--1775-1865
- Maple Grove Cemetery (Bath, Me)--Photographs
- Ann King
- Cyrus King
- Governor William King
- Historic Sites
- Maine's first governor
- Maple Grove Cemetery
- Maple Grove Cemetery (Bath, ME)
- Politics and government
- Wm. King's burial site
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