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Augusta in Kennebec County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Strive to Excel! / Vive L'Excellence !

 
 
Strive to Excel! / Vive L'Excellence ! Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. Strive to Excel! / Vive L'Excellence ! Marker
The missing marker would have been to the left of the marker at center of photo
Inscription.
 
Erected by Augusta Historic Preservation Commission, Kennebec Savings Bank, and the Maine Community Foundation. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 44° 18.994′ N, 69° 46.094′ W. Marker was in Augusta, Maine, in Kennebec County. Marker was at the intersection of Cony Street and Bangor Street (U.S. 201/202), on the right when traveling east on Cony Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: Cony Circle, Augusta ME 04330, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Riverside: Temple of Peace / Le Temple de la Paix (here, next to this marker); Majestic House / Une demeure majestueuse (here, next to this marker); Sousa the nonpariel / L'incomparable Souza (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Comfort Magazine / Le Magazine Comfort (about 700 feet away); First Kennebec Bridge / Le premier pont du Kennebec (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Fort Western / Le vieux Fort Western (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birds and Fish of the Kennebec (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gunshots Reverberate on the Kennebec / Des coups de fusil résonnent sur le fleuve Kennebec (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
More about this marker. As of the date of the posting, Google Maps street view shows the pole but no marker, while the ITouch Maps aerial view shows the three markers side by side. When the contributor took the photo on 7/30/2017, there was no pole and no marker.
 
Also see . . .  The Museum in the Streets Tour Map, Augusta, Maine. (Submitted on December 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on December 2, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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