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Coast Artillery Corps Memorial

 
 
Coast Artillery Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
1. Coast Artillery Corps Memorial
Inscription.  Dedicated to the men and women of the Coast Artillery Corps who defended Portland Harbor at Fort Preble in five wars from 1808 through 1945.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 43° 38.926′ N, 70° 13.67′ W. Marker is in South Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Memorial is on Fort Road just south of McKernan Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 126 McKernan Drive, South Portland ME 04106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Preble (here, next to this marker); First Congregational Church of South Portland (within shouting distance of this marker); Spring Point Ledge Light (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Gorges (about 500 feet away); Early Settlement (about 500 feet away); Shipbuilding (about 500 feet away); West Yard (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Shipbuilding (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Portland.
 
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Coast Artillery Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
2. Coast Artillery Corps Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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