Calais in Washington County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Civil War Memorial
1861 — 1865
The Men of Calais
who upon land or sea hazarded their
lives that the nation might be preserved
and that government of the people, by
the people and for the people should
not perish from the earth.
The soil out of which such men
are made is good to be born on, good to
live on, good to die for and to be buried in.
Dedicated May 30, 1893
Location. 45° 11.211′ N, 67° 16.358′ W. Marker is in Calais, Maine, in Washington County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 1) and Germain Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Veterans Park, Calais ME 04619, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Roll of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); Calais 100th Anniversary of Incorporation Congregation Chaim Josef (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Stephen Post Office (approx. half a mile away in Canada); A whale of a tale / Historie de cétacé (approx. 2.2 kilometers away in Canada); The Milltown Cotton Mill Workers Monument (approx. 2.2 kilometers away in Canada); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calais.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.