Brunswick in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Recipient of Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant conduct at
Battle of Gettysburg
Governor of Maine 1867 – 1871
President of Bowdoin College 1871 – 1888
Marked by State of Maine Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected 1934 by Daughters of the American Revolution, State of Maine Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 43° 54.622′ N, 69° 57.823′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Maine Street and Potter Street, on the right when traveling south on Maine Street. Click for map. Marker is located across the street from Bowdoin College. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick ME 04011, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robinson Memorial Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bowdoin College World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bowdoin College War Memorial Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. ¼ mile away); Brunswick Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founding of the Maine Medical Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Fort Andross and Fort George (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brunswick.
Also see . . . Joshua L. Chamberlain Area. Pejepscot Historical Society webpage.
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