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Bowdoin College World War Memorial

 
 
Bowdoin College World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
1. Bowdoin College World War Memorial
Looking southeast
Inscription.

Dedicated to the
Sons of Bowdoin
who in
the World War
offered their lives
and services for
their country
and for Freedom
1914 - 1918

[Roll of Honored Dead]

Breve tempus aetatis
satis longum est
ad bene honesteque
vivendum

 
Erected by Bowdoin College.
 
Location. 43° 54.473′ N, 69° 57.817′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Maine, in Cumberland County. Touch for map. Monument is on the Main Quad of the Bowdoin College campus, about 50 feet south of the Museum of Art. 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. Bowdoin College War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Robinson Memorial Gate (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brunswick Veterans Memorial
Bowdoin College World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
2. Bowdoin College World War Memorial
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Founding of the Maine Medical Association (approx. half a mile away); Androscoggin Swinging Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .  History of Bowdoin College. (Submitted on May 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I
 
Bowdoin College World War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
3. Bowdoin College World War Memorial Honor Roll
Bowdoin College World War Memorial Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
4. Bowdoin College World War Memorial Honor Roll
Bowdoin College World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
5. Bowdoin College World War Memorial
Bowdoin College World War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 25, 2011
6. Bowdoin College World War Memorial
Looking northeast across Main Quad
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 19, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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