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Portland Maine World War I Marker

 
 
Portland Maine World War I Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 6, 2016
1. Portland Maine World War I Marker
Inscription. To perpetuate the memory of these men of the City of Portland who with unfaltering loyalty gave their lives in the 1914 World War 1919
67 Names are listed
They sought not glory but their country's good
 
Location. 43° 39.555′ N, 70° 15.427′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Congress Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. One of a series of 4 war memorial plaques on either side of the steps as you enter Portland City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 389 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Portland Maine Korea and Vietnam Memorial (here, next to this marker); Portland Maine World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Portland Maine Spanish War/World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Parish Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Portland Maine Freedom Trail Hack Stand of Reuben Ruby (about 500 feet away); Friends (Quaker) Meeting House (about 600 feet away); Portland Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Secondhand Clothing Store of Lloyd Scott (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Portland Maine World War I Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 6, 2016
2. Portland Maine World War I Marker
Right side step view, with this marker and its companion marker, Korea and Vietnam memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 6, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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