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Keywords: War memorials

Historical Items

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Item 28481

Civil War Soldiers' Monument postcard, Bath, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1940 Location: Bath; Richmond; Frederick City Media: Postcard

Item 30894

Guilford Library with war memorials, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Beth Haley through Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: Guilford 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

Online Exhibits

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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

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

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

Lincoln, Maine - World War I

"… Maine affect World War I and how did World War I affect Lincoln, Maine? Lincoln affected the war because we sent out 168 troops to fight in the…"

Site Page

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

"… of the three brothers, Charles entered the war late and did not see battle action, although he served in South after the war had ended."

Site Page

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Cumberland's Prince Memorial Library : Evolution of a Community Institution

"Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland, ca. 1923Prince Memorial Library January 7, 1923 Opening Architect George Chase Emery of Waltham, MA, was chosen…"

My Maine Stories

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Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

Story

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

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Story

In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

World War I and the U.S. Home Front

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.

Lesson Plan

World War I Sacrifice and Protest

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.

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.