Contributed by Maine Irish Heritage Center
The Portland Montgomery Guards, who were of Irish heritage, and the Massachusetts's Lawrence Light Infantry
held a Grand Reception Ball and Drill in Portland on May 13, 1881.
The event included music by Chandler’s Military Band, with prompter D.H. Chandler; six military drills, and 14 dance numbers, ranging from waltz to polka.
About This Item
- Title: Montgomery Guards grand reception program, Portland, 1881
- Creator: William M Marks
- Creation Date: 1881-05-13
- Subject Date: 1881-05-13
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 18.4 cm
- Collection: Foss MMG Ephemera
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Maine. Volunteer Militia
- Irish Americans--Maine--Portland
- Irish American soldiers
- Chandler's Military Band
- Company E First Regiment
- Maine Volunteer Militia
- Portland City Hall
- Portland Irish
- Portland Montgomery Guards
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Irish Heritage Center
PO Box 7588, 34 Gray Street, Portland, ME 04112-7588
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