Montgomery Guards grand reception program, Portland, 1881

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.

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About This Item

  • Title: Montgomery Guards grand reception program, Portland, 1881
  • Creator: Marks, William M
  • Creation Date: 1881-05-13
  • Subject Date: 1881-05-13
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 12.7 cm x 18.4 cm
  • Collection: Foss MMG Ephemeria
  • Object Type: Text and Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Irish Heritage Center
PO Box 7588, 34 Gray Street, Portland, ME 04112-7588
(207) 780-0118

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