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Asa Clapp / Asa William Henry Clapp / Mary Jane Emerson Clapp

 
 
Asa Clapp / Asa William Henry Clapp / Mary Jane Emerson Clapp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2021
1. Asa Clapp / Asa William Henry Clapp / Mary Jane Emerson Clapp Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of

Asa Clapp
A seaman of the American Revolution
Merchant, an upbuilder of Portland
1762 ✠ 1848

Asa William Henry Clapp
Citizen of Portland
A conservator of its interests
Member of
the Congress of the United States
Colonel in the militia of Maine
1805 ✠ 1891

Mary Jane Emerson Clapp
An upholder of the
traditions of her forefathers
A doer of good works
1835 ✠ 1920

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommerceWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1762.
 
Location. 43° 39.483′ N, 70° 15.51′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Memorial is on Congress Street just north of Elm Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 443 Congress St, Portland ME 04101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist (within shouting distance of this marker); Hack Stand of Reuben Ruby
Asa Clapp / Asa William Henry Clapp / Mary Jane Emerson Clapp Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 10, 2021
2. Asa Clapp / Asa William Henry Clapp / Mary Jane Emerson Clapp Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portland Civil War Monument (about 300 feet away); Portland Maine World War II Memorial (about 500 feet away); Portland Maine Spanish War/World War I Memorial (about 500 feet away); Elm Theater Mask (about 500 feet away); Portland Maine World War I Marker (about 600 feet away); Portland Maine Korea and Vietnam Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 15, 2022