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Thomaston in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships

 
 
The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
1. The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker
Inscription.

This flagpole was erected
as a memorial to the
Builders, the Captains and
the Seamen of
Thomaston Ships
by those who take pride
in their accomplishments
Dedicated July 4, 1950

 
Erected 1950.
 
Location. 44° 4.728′ N, 69° 10.959′ W. Marker is in Thomaston, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Knox Street and Main Street (U.S. 1), in the median on Knox Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thomaston ME 04861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Thomaston, Maine, the Town That Went to Sea (here, next to this marker); Thomaston Historical Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Voyage of Captain George Waymouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial (approx. ╝ mile away); Near the Old Prison / └ CotÚ de l'Ancienne Prison (approx. 0.4 miles away); Walter Hamor Piston (approx. 4 miles away); Rockland Harbor Trail (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Thomaston.
 
Also see . . .  Thomaston: The Town That Went To Sea
The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
2. The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker
In flower bed at base of flagpole. Looking east
. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 419 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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