Eliphalet Greely, Cumberland, 1868

Contributed by Cumberland Historical Society


Eliphalet Greely, 1784-1858 was a sea captain, businessman, bank president, state bank commissioner, member of the Maine Legislature and mayor of Portland. He founded Greely Institute in Cumberland.

This portrait hung on the wall of the main room on the first floor when Greely Institute opened on September 28, 1868.

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  • Title: Eliphalet Greely, Cumberland, 1868
  • Creator: Greely, Alson
  • Creation Date: 1868
  • Subject Date: 1868
  • Town: Cumberland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Oil painted on canvas in wooden frame
  • Dimensions: 90 cm x 74 cm
  • Local Code: 93.2
  • Object Type: Image

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Cumberland Historical Society
PO Box 82; 266 Main St, Cumberland, ME 04021

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