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

1893 Bandstand

 
 
1893 Bandstand Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2021
1. 1893 Bandstand Marker
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City Engineer William Goodwin created the first plan of Fort Allen Park (above) with a roofed bandstand/gazebo as a key feature.

Designed by two of Portland's leading architects, Albert Winslow Cobb and John Calvin Stevens, this shelter cost $299.01 when completed in 1893.
 
Erected by Friends of the Eastern Promenade.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 43° 39.916′ N, 70° 14.423′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Promenade and Morning Street, on the right when traveling north on Eastern Promenade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 Eastern Promenade, 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. 20,000 Civil War veterans tent here (a few steps from this marker); Defending this vital harbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember the Maine (within
1893 Bandstand Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, November 14, 2021
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shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The poet & the view (within shouting distance of this marker); 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Boxer and Enterprise (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 8, 2022