Eighth Maine Regiment Building, Peaks Island

Eighth Maine Regiment Building, Peaks Island
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Description

The Eighth Maine Regiment Building on Peaks Island, taken in about 1895. The building was dedicated in 1891 as a memorial to the Eighth Maine Regiment that served in the Civil War.

William M. McArthur of Limington, who was a colonel in the Eighth Maine Regiment, spent $12,000 to build the memorial.

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