'State of Maine Song,' Portland, 1932

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Roger Vinton Snow of Portland won a competition sponsored by the Maine Publicity Bureau in 1931 for a Maine State Song with his composition, "State of Maine Song."

The sheet music, published by Cressey and Allen of Portland in 1932, bears the hand-written note, "Roger V. Snow's copy Please return."

The Legislature adopted the song as Maine's official state song on March 30, 1937.

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  • Title: 'State of Maine Song,' Portland, 1932
  • Creator: Roger Vinton Snow
  • Creation Date: 1932
  • Subject Date: 1932
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 30.7 cm x 23.2 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2408, Box 1/1
  • Collection: State of Maine Song collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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