Monument Park, Caribou, ca. 1920

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Monument Park, Caribou, ca. 1920

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Description

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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Monument Park, Caribou, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Local Name: Monument Park
  • Town: Caribou
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 8.8 cm x 13.9 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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