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Keywords: Veterans memorials

Historical Items

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Item 8879

Veterans Memorial Plaque, Garland, 2002, 2002

Contributed by: Garland Historical Society Date: 2002 Location: Garland Media: Photographic print

Item 74450

WWII Veteran's Honor Roll, Limestone, ca. 1947

Contributed by: Robert A. Frost Memorial Library Date: circa 1947 Location: Limestone Media: Photographic print

Item 78676

Veterans, Oxford, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1943 Location: Oxford Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

WWI Memorial Trees along Portland's Baxter Boulevard

On Memorial Day of 1920, the City of Portland planted 100 Linden trees on Forest Avenue, each dedicated to the memory of one military service member who had died in World War I, or who had served honorably.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 1 of 2

"Veterans Tributes Guilford Veterans Memorial Photo by: Tom Goulette X By: Sieferd C Schultz The United States has been involved in six major…"

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - EXHIBITS

"Veterans Tributes by: Stub Schultz The Veterans Tributes Exhibit shows photographs relating to Guilford Veterans and tells the stories of two…"

Site Page

Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

"Veterans Memorial X In 2004, the first Piscataquis River Festival was held; a gala event with a huge parade, musical entertainment, and games."

My Maine Stories

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Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

Maine in Vietnam - Not to be Forgotten
by Karen L. Olson, M.D.

How Veterans' Voices started.

Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

World War I and Our Community

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.