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

Mount Battie Memorial Tower

 
 
Mount Battie Memorial Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 5, 2010
1. Mount Battie Memorial Tower Marker
Inscription.

In grateful recognition
of the service rendered by
the men and women of Camden
in
the World War
1914 — 1918
the Mount Battie Association
has erected this tower
for an enduring memorial
1921


 
Erected 1921 by The Mount Battie Association.
 
Location. 44° 13.367′ N, 69° 4.152′ W. Marker is near Camden, Maine, in Knox County. Marker can be reached from Mount Battie Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the side of the tower. Marker is on the summit of Mount Battie, at the high end of Mount Battie Road. Marker is in this post office area: Camden ME 04843, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edna St. Vincent Millay (here, next to this marker); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Schooner Grace Bailey / The Schooner Mercantile (approx. 0.9 miles away); William Conway (approx. one mile away); French's Beach (approx. 5 miles away); Lincolnville War of 1812 Cannon (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Boys of Hope (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Regarding Mount Battie Memorial Tower.
The Tower with Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger W. Sinnott, September 5, 2010
2. The Tower with Marker
A spiral staircase gives easy access to the top of the tower.
This stone tower offers a spectacular view of Camden harbor. When erected in 1921, it replaced a hotel that had stood atop 787-foot Mount Battie. The tower is accessible by paved road, and there are many hiking trails in the area.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,452 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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