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

Civil War and Edwin Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial

 
 
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
1. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
Inscription.
To the memory of those men who claiming Rockland
by birth or by adoption as their home
served in the Army & Navy of the United States
War of 1861-1865

Here stood for many years the home of
Edwin Libby Post No. 16
Grand Army of the Republic
of the State of Maine

This memorial erected by the
Municipality, Citizens and Friends
The Edwin Libbry Post and Kindred Organizations of
Patriotic Men and Women
A D 1912

The City of Rockland is forever to protect and
maintain this memorial and the land upon which
it rests

 
Erected 1912 by City of Rockland, Citizens, Friends, Edwin Libby Post No. 16, and Patriotic Men and Women.
 
Location. 44° 6.113′ N, 69° 6.561′ W. Marker is in Rockland, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Street (U.S. 1) and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Park Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in Chapman Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Park Street, Rockland ME 04841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chapman Park (a few steps from this marker); Rockland Harbor Trail (about
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
2. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portland Head Light Bell (1942) (about 400 feet away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Maine (about 400 feet away); World Wars Memorial (approx. mile away); Walter Hamor Piston (approx. mile away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockland.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
3. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., Memorial
4. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
5. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
6. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
7. Civil War & Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
Flagpole base uprights appear to be Springfield rifles
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 15, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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