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

Coast Guard Day

Aug. 4, 1965

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
1. Coast Guard Day Marker
Inscription.  Aug 4,1965 Coast Guard Day In this bicentennial year, 1765-1965, of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, the town dedicates this plaque in honor of the United States Coast Guard on the 175t anniversary of its founding and the commissioning of the light by the President of the United States General George Washington in 1790 Portland Head was manned on Jan. 10, 1791
 
Erected 1965.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 43° 37.383′ N, 70° 12.483′ W. Marker is in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Shore Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Elizabeth ME 04107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (a few steps from this marker); Portland Head Light (a few steps from this marker); Annie C. McGuire Shipwreck Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Portland Head Light (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56)
Coast Guard Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
2. Coast Guard Day Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Civilian Conservation Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Williams (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Williams (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Elizabeth.
 
Coast Guard Day Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
3. Coast Guard Day Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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