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Historical Items

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Item 30971

Memorial Day Parade, Guilford, 1911

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: 1911-05-30 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Item 16673

Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1944-05-30 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16674

Soldiers marching in Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: 1944-05-30 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

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The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

Site Pages

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Soldiers marching in Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944

… Soldiers marching in Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944 Contributed by Presque Isle Air Museum Description Soldiers marching in the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

… been drilled several days before marching in the parade. Martin's descriptions and illustrations are on page 105 of his "Scrap & Sketch Book"…

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Lubec, Maine - Parade, Pins and Pageantry, 1911

… 3 and 4, culminated with the pageantry of a Grand Parade at 1:30 on Independence Day, “to be formed at junction of School, Main and Church Sts.”…

My Maine Stories

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Black Lives Matter Protest Portland, Maine
by Joanne Arnold

Documenting the signage at Portland Police Station following the BLM Protests of JUNE 2020