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In 1917, Olley Fair and other Caribou residents led an effort to build a memorial for Caribou's war dead.
The monument was unveiled on May 30, 1918.
The Caribou chapter of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), a Civil War veterans group, raised the money for the flag pole and flag.
About This Item
- Title: Monument Park, Caribou, ca. 1920
- Creation Date: circa 1920
- Subject Date: circa 1920
- Location: Caribou, Aroostook County, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 8.8 cm x 13.9 cm
- Object Type: Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Soldier's monuments
- War memorials
- Monument Park (Caribou, Me.)--Photographs
- Public sculpture--Maine--Caribou
- Military parks
For more information about this item, contact:Caribou Public Library
30 High Street, Caribou, ME 04736
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