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Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial

 
 
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
1. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker
Inscription. Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty One country and One flag In memory of the Grand Army of the Republic Dedicated September 9, 1929 By the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865
 
Erected 1929 by Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Location. 43° 39.926′ N, 70° 14.45′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Eastern Promenade and Vesper Street on Eastern Promenade. Touch for map. Marker is located at Fort Allan Park. Marker is in this post office area: Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Portland Maine Fort Allen Park USS Portland Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Arctic Campaign Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boxer and Enterprise (about 300 feet away); George Cleeves Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles F. Eastman (approx. 0.4 miles away); Portland Observatory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tug Stamford Propeller (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
2. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker
Long view of the marker
Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, July 29, 2016
3. Portland Maine Fort Allen Park GAR memorial Marker
Additional marker describing a large tent camp of the GAR at the park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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