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Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial

 
 
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
1. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker
Inscription.  Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty One country and One flag In memory of the Grand Army of the Republic Dedicated September 9, 1929 By the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865
 
Erected 1929 by Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 9, 1929.
 
Location. 43° 39.926′ N, 70° 14.45′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Memorial is at the intersection of Eastern Promenade and Vesper Street on Eastern Promenade. Marker is located at Fort Allan Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Civil War guns (within shouting distance of this marker); 20,000 Civil War veterans tent here (within shouting distance of this marker); The story of Fort Allen Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Why build Fort Allen? (within shouting distance of this marker); 1893 Bandstand (within shouting distance of this
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
2. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker
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marker); 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Remember the Maine (within shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial (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 July 29, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 27, 2022