Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Portland, ca. 1900

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Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Portland, ca. 1900

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Description

The Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument was built in 1889-91 to honor veterans of the Civil War.

It was designed by Franklin Simmons. Its inscription reads: "Portland, To Her Sons Who Died for the Union." The statue is also known as "Our Lady of Victories."

The area where the statue is located is now known as "Monument Square."

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About This Item

  • Title: Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Portland, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 9 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 4014, Portland
  • Collection: Postcard collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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