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Brunswick in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

1828 1914

 
 
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
1. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
Inscription.
Major General of United States Volunteers
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
1934

 
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
Marker at the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
2. Marker at the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House
away); Bowdoin College War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. 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. (Submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
3. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House
Marker can be seen on the house under the windows to the left of the front entrance.
Statue of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
4. Statue of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
This statue of Chamberlain is located across the street from the marker, on the grounds of Bowdoin College where he served as President.
Grave of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
5. Grave of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Gen. Chamberlain is buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, a short distance east of the marker.
Chamberlain Grave Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
6. Chamberlain Grave Marker
Joshua L Chamberlain
Medal of Honor
Bvt. Maj. Gen. 20 Maine Inf.
Civil War
Sep 8, 1828 Feb 24, 1914
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,035 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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