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

George Cleeves Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
1. George Cleeves Memorial
Inscription.
In honor of
George Cleeves
Founder of Portland
1633

Deputy President
of the
Province of Lygonia
1645 - 1659

There landed with
George Cleeves,
his wife Joan,
and daughter
Elizabeth,
his partner
Richard Tucker,
and his wife
Margaret

Erected
July 4th, 1883

[Base sides read] Machigonne, Casco, Falmouth and Portland

 
Erected 1883.
 
Location. 43° 40.138′ N, 70° 14.648′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Promenade and Congress Street, on the right when traveling west on Eastern Promenade. Click for map. 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. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles F. Eastman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Portland Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Portland Observatory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial
George Cleeves Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
2. George Cleeves Memorial
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Alonzo P. Stinson (approx. half a mile away); Portland Maine Freedom Trail Eastern Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Christopher Christian Manuel (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Portland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cleeve-Tucker Memorial, c.1900. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Cleeves and Tucker: The Godfathers of Portland. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
George Cleeves Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
3. George Cleeves Monument
George Cleeves Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
4. George Cleeves Memorial
George Cleeves Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
5. George Cleeves Memorial
George Cleeves Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
6. George Cleeves Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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