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Acadia National Park

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

… he began in 1864 that subscriptions paid for the monument, which had been planned for Central Park. Martin wrote, "its dimentions are inferior to…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Founding of Acadia National Park

The government first made it a National Monument. In 1919 it became Lafayette National Park, the first east of the Mississippi.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Meeting House Park

He would donate a Civil War Monument to the park if it was cleaned up and the bandstand was removed. The cleanup began.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - John Crosby

… death was noted in the church records and a tall monument marks the Crosby lot in Hampden’s Locust Grove Cemetery, though his grave is not marked.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

… spent much of its time soliciting funds for monuments and memorials, busts and equestrian statues of Union soldiers and heroes, granite shafts…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… spent a lot of time setting up funds for monuments, memorials, busts and equestrian statues of Union soldier heroes, granite shafts, urns, tablets…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… WHO SERVED THE AMERICAN COLORS IN TIME OF WAR", this monument recognized veterans of the Civil War, the Spanish American War and the World War.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

was a tradition in Strong. Tours to the museums, monuments, Congress and Capitol were highlights. Here members of the Class of 1961 are ready for…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

was a tradition in Strong. Tours to the museums, monuments, Congress and Capitol were highlights. Here members of the Class of 1961 are ready for…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Prominent Women

This monument honors them for their service to local education. Elizabeth Anne Chase Akers Allen Another interesting Strong native was Elizabeth Anne…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

Elias's home was built across from the Veterans’ Monument. He was a livestock broker. Thurza Porter married Lemuel Crosby, and their daughter…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Cottagers

But there were monumental exceptions, such as John D. Rockefeller’s 100-room “Eyrie” and New York physician Edward Dunham’s sprawling “Keewaydin”…

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The General Henry Knox Museum

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec's 1911 Centennial Celebration - Page 2 of 2

The monument is on the Pleasant Street edge of the park, and reads “Lubec Incoporated June 21 1811 Commemorated June 21 1911.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VIII. Changing course and new beginnings (1955-Present) - Page 2 of 2

Civil War Monument, 2010. Photograph by Jamiee Beatson, Biddeford High School. X Biddeford, however, has other plans for itself.

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Early Maine Photography - Landscape Photography - Page 2 of 3

… in Market Square, now the site of the statue in Monument Square. At the far left is seen the tower of the Free Will Baptist Church on Casco Street…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 3 of 3

… where his grave is marked by a granite tomb and monument. In addition to his public life, Governor Lincoln was a man of literary accomplishments…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - National Community Christmas Tree - 1959

… Historical Society As seen with the Washington Monument in the background. The tree is decorated with 3800 bulbs.

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Lubec, Maine - Timeline

… and outlying areas 1904 • Lubec’s Civil War Monument dedicated 1907 • American Can Co. builds plant in Lubec for manufacture of two-piece drawn…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - History Overview

Just to the west of the downtown, the Soldiers’ Monument (1867) and the Sagadahoc County Courthouse (1869) were constructed at the intersection of…

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

A monument honoring Lubec’s Civil War veterans, as well as those of subsequent wars, was dedicated on September 20, 1904.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland

… many towns throughout New England had erected monuments such as the Merrill memorial in Cumberland, to those who had served in the war between the…

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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