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Thomaston in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships

 
 
The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
1. The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker
Inscription.  

This flagpole was erected
as a memorial to the
Builders, the Captains and
the Seamen of
Thomaston Ships
by those who take pride
in their accomplishments
Dedicated July 4, 1950

 
Erected 1950.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 44° 4.728′ N, 69° 10.959′ W. Marker is in Thomaston, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Knox Street and Main Street (U.S. 1), in the median on Knox Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thomaston ME 04861, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to Thomaston, Maine, the Town That Went to Sea (here, next to this marker); Thomaston Historical Timeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Voyage of Captain George Waymouth (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Memorial
The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
2. The Builders, the Captains and the Seamen of Thomaston Ships Marker
In flower bed at base of flagpole. Looking east
(approx. ¼ mile away); Near the Old Prison / À Coté de l'Ancienne Prison (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Revere Bell (approx. 0.7 miles away); Terraces, Overlook and Allées (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thomaston.
 
Also see . . .  Thomaston: The Town That Went To Sea. (Submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 501 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Jul. 16, 2020