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

War of Independence Memorial

1775 - 1783

 
 
War of Independence Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
1. War of Independence Memorial Marker
Inscription.
To the memory of
our historic dead
who bore arms in the
War of Independence
and who were ever
the brave defenders
of our country
who made her foundations
so enduring

 
Erected 1909 by Elizabeth Wadsworth Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 43° 39.756′ N, 70° 15.097′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Congress Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Monument is in Eastern Cemetery, about 50 feet north of the former North School. Marker is in this post office area: Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eastern Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral James Alden (within shouting distance of this marker); Christopher Christian Manuel (within shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Freedom Trail Eastern Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Alonzo P. Stinson
War of Independence Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
2. War of Independence Memorial
(within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Coffin Boyd (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Elias and Elizabeth Widgery Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend William I. Reese (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
War of Independence Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 18, 2011
3. War of Independence Memorial
Former North School in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 517 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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