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Calais in Washington County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civil War Memorial

1861 — 1865

 
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Monument NE Elevation
Inscription.  
In grateful remembrance of
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.
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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


 
Erected 1893.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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
Civil War Memorial Epitaph image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
2. Civil War Memorial Epitaph
Monument SW Elevation
marker); Calais 100th Anniversary of Incorporation (within shouting distance of this marker); 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.
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
3. Civil War Memorial
Monument SE Elevation
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
4. Civil War Memorial
Monument NW Elevation
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
5. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
6. Civil War Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 85 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.
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