Brunswick in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Bowdoin College War Memorial
World War II [Honored Dead]
Korea [Honored Dead]
Vietnam [Honored Dead]
I hear even now the infinite fierce chorus,
The cries of agony, the endless groan.
Which, through the ages that have gone before us,
In long reverberations reach our own.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Class of 1825
They will come together again under higher bidding and will know their place and name. This army will live, and live on so long as soul shall answer soul, so fields of mighty memory....
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Class of 1852
Erected by Bowdoin College.
Location. 43° 54.457′ N, 69° 57.82′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Maine, in Cumberland County. Click for map. Memorial is just southwest of the Bowdon College campus Main Quad, west of Hubbard Hall. 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. Bowdoin College World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Memorial Gate (about 300 feet away, measured in a Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Brunswick Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Founding of the Maine Medical Association (approx. half a mile away); Androscoggin Swinging Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brunswick.
Also see . . . History of Bowdoin College. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
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