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

Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Preble

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
1. Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Preble Marker
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 this topic list: Waterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 43° 38.923′ N, 70° 13.669′ W. Marker is in South Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Memorial is on Fort Road near McKernan Drive, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the tower on the Southern Maine Community College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. First Congregational Church of South Portland (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Settlement (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Gorges (about 500 feet away); Shipbuilding (about 500 feet away); Civilian Conservation Corps (about 600 feet away); Morris P. Cates (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Preble (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Ship Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Portland.
 
Also see . . .
Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Preble Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
2. Coast Artillery Corps at Fort Preble Marker

1. U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps. (Submitted on May 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. U.S. Army Coast Artillery Companies, 1901-1924. (Submitted on May 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Fort Preble. (Submitted on May 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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