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Keywords: Monument Square

Historical Items

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Item 104862

Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1920 Location: Portland

Item 28894

Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1908 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 28893

Monument Square, Portland, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Tax Records

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Item 64240

20 Monument Square, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Devisees of Bessie A. Donahue Use: Store & Office

Item 64234

6-14 Monument Square, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of William Hammond Use: Store & Office

Item 64238

16-18 Monument Square, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: J.B. Brown & Sons Use: Store & Clubrooms

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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Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… elms mark the location of the Wadsworth-Longfellow house next door, and the old city building stands in what later became Monument Square.

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Fort Kent Public Library

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Portland Public Library

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