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

Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

1828 1914

 
 
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
1. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
Inscription.
Major General of United States Volunteers
Recipient of Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant conduct at
Battle of Gettysburg

Governor of Maine 1867 – 1871
President of Bowdoin College 1871 – 1888

Marked by State of Maine Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
1934

 
Erected 1934 by Daughters of the American Revolution, State of Maine Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 43° 54.622′ N, 69° 57.823′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Maine Street and Potter Street, on the right when traveling south on Maine Street. Touch for map. Marker is located across the street from Bowdoin College. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick ME 04011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robinson Memorial Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bowdoin College World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
2. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
Bowdoin College War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harriet Beecher Stowe House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. mile away); Brunswick Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Founding of the Maine Medical Association (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .  Joshua L. Chamberlain Home. Pejepscot Historical Society webpage. (Submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Marker at the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
3. Marker at the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
4. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
Marker can be seen on the house under the windows to the left of the front entrance.
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
5. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Statue of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
6. Statue of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
This statue of Chamberlain is located across the street from the marker, on the grounds of Bowdoin College where he served as President.
Grave of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
7. Grave of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Gen. Chamberlain is buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, a short distance east of the marker.
Chamberlain Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
8. Chamberlain Grave Marker
Joshua L Chamberlain
Medal of Honor
Bvt. Maj. Gen. 20 Maine Inf.
Civil War
Sep 8, 1828 Feb 24, 1914
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,164 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7, 8. submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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