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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Maine

 
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By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 11, 2021
Amitgonpontook Marker
1 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A15 — AmitgonpontookAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Before it was L-A, this place was Amitgonpontook, which means "the place to dry the fish at the falls." For generations Wabanakis harvested migrating fish each spring. In 1794 Perepol described how travel made this place a part of . . . Map (db m186016) HM
2 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A1 — Androscoggin Log Drives / Les Draves Sur L'AndroscogginAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Rivers were the transportation and power for Maine's logging industry from the first sawmill in 1630 in Berwick until 1974. Lewiston's first sawmills were located near the Great Falls. Throughout the year, hardy loggers cut the trees . . . Map (db m186026) HM
3 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A5 — Auburn L.L. Bean Store / Le Magasin L.L. Bean À AuburnAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Leon Leonwood Bean, founder of the Maine company L.L. Bean, began his career in Freeport. In 1902, he moved to W.H. Moody's shoe store at 74 Main Street in Auburn. Soon, with Moody's permission, Bean began to sell pants over the . . . Map (db m186027) HM
4 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Map — Auburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Welcome to Auburn's Museum in the Streets® Historic Walking Tour. Auburn's history is a manifold tale of Native Americans and settlers; entrepreneurs and visionaries; industrialization and the American . . . Map (db m185956) HM
5 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Map — Auburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Welcome to Auburn's Museum in the Streets® Historic Walking Tour. Auburn's history is a manifold tale of Native Americans and settlers; entrepreneurs and visionaries; industrialization and the American . . . Map (db m186022) HM
6 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — 9 of 16 — Auburn's Agriculture, Forestry and Resource Protection ZoneAuburn, Maine Agriculture Committee
Auburn's Agriculture, Forestry and Resource Protection Zone was created in the 1960's in an effort to prevent urban sprawl and to preserve our working native lands. This zone limits residential building unless it is connected to a viable farm or . . . Map (db m186014) HM
7 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Bonney Park
In Memory of Rodney “Rocky” Bonney. Auburn police officer Rodney “Rocky” Bonney died in the line of duty attempting to rescue a youth from these frigid waters. April 06, 1981. “In Valor There is Hope”Map (db m1048) HM
8 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Bonney Park
Welcome to Bonney Park Located in the heart of downtown Auburn, Bonney Park was named in remembrance of fallen Police Officer Rodney "Rocky" Bonney. Bonney Park features playground equipment and great views of the Androscoggin River. Bonney . . . Map (db m185973) HM
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9 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Cities of the AndroscogginLewiston-Auburn
The Lewiston-Auburn Railroad Bridge was erected in 1909 and served as a vital link to the downtown. It also provided the connection for thousands of Canadian, Irish, Polish and other immigrants to the area. Recognizing the bridge’s historic . . . Map (db m1050) HM
10 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Civil War Memorial
Erected by the citizens of Auburn in memory of her noble sons who by land and sea gave their lives to preserve the Union and secure freedom to all its people 1882. [1 Side has 41 names inscribed. Additional side has 41 names . . . Map (db m104790) WM
11 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A12 — Development of New Auburn / Le Nouvel AuburnAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
The Barker Mill, at 143 Mill Street, was a catalyst for the residential development of what became known as "New Auburn." Auburn had recently annexed Danville in 1867. The Little Androscoggin Water Power Company was formed in 1870 . . . Map (db m186001) HM
12 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A14 — Ecology of the Riverbanks / La Biodiversité des BergesAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
The banks of the river are home to a variety of plants and animals. If you take the time to walk slowly along its shores, you will catch a glimpse of a once-vast forest ecosystem known as "The Northern Hardwood Forests." These . . . Map (db m186012)
13 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A7 — Edward Little House 1827 / La Maison d'Edward Little 1827Auburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Squire Edward Little is called the "father" of Auburn and Lewiston. He inherited vast tracts of land from his father. In 1826, at the age of 53, he moved to Danville (now Auburn) and built what his father called an "extravagant" . . . Map (db m185965) HM
14 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — Festival Plaza
Festival Plaza was created as part of the 1997 Auburn Downtown Action Plan for Tomorrow (ADAPT) visioning and revitalization initiative. As designed by Boston's ICON Architecture, Festival plaza establishes a vibrant . . . Map (db m185953) HM
15 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A8 — Foss Mansion / Le Manoir FossAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
The Horatio and Ella Foss Mansion, completed in 1917, is one of the architectural "grande dames" of Auburn, blending Georgian Revival and Spanish influences. Foss owned Dingley, Foss & Company, shoe manufacturers. Ella Foss willed . . . Map (db m185969) HM
16 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A4 — Great Falls Geology / La Géologie des Grandes ChutesAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
These jagged, rocky outcrops that we call the "Great Falls" are actually a combination of three distinct rock formations. The oldest rocks were laid down from 20 to 435 million years ago as continents collided! Over time, they slowly . . . Map (db m186020)
17 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A13 — Great New Auburn Fire / Le Grand Incendie du Nouvel-AuburnAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
The Great New Auburn Fire was started by an 11-year-old boy behind a gas station on Mill Street just after lunchtime on Monday, May 15, 1933. The fire, pushed by high gusting winds, spread rapidly through old wooden tenements and . . . Map (db m186004) HM
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18 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A3 — Hydroelectric Power / L'Énergie HydrauliqueAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
The Androscoggin River's great power has played a tremendous role in the development of the Lewiston-Auburn communities. The river drops more than 1,500 feet along its journey from the Rangeley Lakes, one of the steepest gradients of . . . Map (db m186023) HM
19 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A2 — Knight House / La Maison KnightAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Named for the Knight family, the building's longest occupants, the "Knight House" stands as the oldest frame house in downtown Auburn. It is a typical example of houses built in the late 1700s. Nathaniel Knight was a butcher and meat . . . Map (db m186025) HM
20 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A9 — Lewiston Falls Academy / L'Académie de Lewiston FallsAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
If a community were to amount to something, Edward Little believed it should have an institution of secondary education. In 1834 he convinced the Maine Legislature to charter the Lewiston Falls Academy. little provided money to . . . Map (db m185971) HM
21 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — 6 of 16 — Maine's Loss of Farmland & Rise of Small FarmsAuburn, Maine Agriculture Committee
Loss of Maine Farmland According to the 2017 National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) of the USDA Census (a survey done every 5 years), Maine lost a significant amount of farmland between 2012 and 2017.
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22 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A11 — River Pollution and Restoration / Pollution et Restoration de la RivièreAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
As with many American rivers that fueled the Industrial Revolution, the Androscoggin has a complex history. It was once considered one of the "Top Ten" most polluted rivers in the country. The paper mills along the river accounted . . . Map (db m185995) HM
23 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A6 — Roak BlockAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
A growing demand for shoes and boots during the Civil War established Auburn as a shoe manufacturing center. Jacob Roak, Ara Cushman, Jeremiah Dingley and others strived to build "a first-rate shoe manufacturing center." Roak Block, . . . Map (db m186028) HM
24 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — The Knight House1796
Oldest frame house of Goffs Corners, Lewiston Falls, and Auburn Village Corp. Now the Civic Center of the City of Auburn Inc. 1869Map (db m186024) HM
25 Maine, Androscoggin County, Auburn — A10 — Wabanaki History / Les WabanaquisAuburn, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Wabanaki History: From Amitgonpontook to Lewiston-Auburn During the 1680s several hundred Wabanakis fled the English wars of conquest in the south and gathered here at the town of Amitgonpontook. Nearby fish, farm crops, and . . . Map (db m185978) HM
26 Maine, Androscoggin County, Greene — Mail Route 1794Androscoggin County
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27 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — "Remember the Maine"
When the U.S.S. Maine was commissioned in 1895, it was the first modern American battleship, and the first modern U.S. Navy warship to be built in an American shipyard of materials and components manufactured in the United States. The Maine . . . Map (db m186041) HM WM
28 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L15 — 10,000 Years of Wabanaki History / 10 000 Ans d'Histoire WabanakiLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Welcome to part of the Wabanaki homeland, Wabanakis—the People of the Dawnland—are the Indigenous peoples of northern New England and southeastern Canada. The four federally recognized peoples in Maine are the Penobscots, . . . Map (db m185980) HM
29 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Androscoggin GemAndroscoggin County
Lewiston Falls, the upper falls of Pejepscot, "Amitgonpontook." Favorite resort of the Indians for hunting and fishing. Home of Anasagunticooks, chief fort and village of Warumbee on west bank. Coast-to-Canada trail and crossroads for Sebago, . . . Map (db m186037) HM
30 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L14 — Canal System / Les CanauxLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
If you've ever seen a working factory, you know they require a lot of power. In Lewiston in the 1800s, the best source was the Androscoggin River. Canals extended that power beyond the riverbanks, making it possible to develop . . . Map (db m185983) HM
31 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Chief Justice Armand A. Dufresne Jr. Plaza
This Plaza is named for the Honorable Armand A. Dufresne, Jr. (1909-1994), the first person of Franco-American heritage to serve as Maine's Chief Justice. Prior to the appointment as Chief Justice, he served as Androscoggin County . . . Map (db m186046) HM
32 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Cities of the AndroscogginLewiston-Auburn
The Lewiston-Auburn Railroad Bridge was erected in 1909 and served as a vital link to the downtown. It also provided the connection for thousands of Canadian, Irish, Polish and other immigrants to the area. Recognizing the bridge's historic . . . Map (db m185981) HM
33 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L1 — Early Industry / Les Débuts de L'IndustrieLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Lewiston's industry began with the Harris sawmill beside the falls. In 1809, Josiah Little's family built a large wooden building for saw, grist, and fulling mills under one roof. When the mill burned in 1829, the Littles built a . . . Map (db m186038) HM
34 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Gold Star Families Memorial
Dedicated to Gold Star Families Gold Star Mothers The term "Gold Star Mothers" applies to mothers whose sons or daughters died while in service to our country. The Gold Star symbolizes the honor and glory accorded a person for . . . Map (db m186040) WM
35 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L13 — Grand Trunk Depot / La Gare d'Arrivée du Grand TrunkLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
The Grand Trunk Depot, known simply as "The Depot," is a longstanding monument of Lewiston-Auburn's social and industrial history. Around the time of the Civil War, Lewiston's economy was booming as many Canadians immigrated to the . . . Map (db m185989) HM
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36 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L4 — Haymarket Square / La Place du Marché des FourragesLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Where could latter 19th century city residents buy hay for their horses or wood for their stoves? Farmers brought hay, wood, and other produce to Haymarket Square in this wide-open space on Main Street. However, by 1898, the city . . . Map (db m186050) HM
37 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Map — Lewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Welcome to Lewiston's Museum in the Streets® historic walking tour. Along this trail you will discover the rich heritage of Maine's second largest city. Illustrated panels guide you along the Androscoggin River and through the . . . Map (db m185985) HM
38 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Map — Lewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Welcome to Lewiston's Museum in the Streets® historic walking tour. Along this trail you will discover the rich heritage of Maine's second largest city. Illustrated panels guide you along the Androscoggin River and through the . . . Map (db m186042) HM
39 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L5 — Music HallLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
After a fire destroyed several stores in 1877, leading citizens, among them Congressman William P. Frye, decided to construct "the best opera house east of Boston." The offerings featured travelling stock companies, minstrels, drama, . . . Map (db m186045) HM
40 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Naval Air Station Gun
To those native sons and daughters of the great state of Maine who made the supreme sacrifice while serving their country on active duty in the United States Navy and Marine Corps during times of armed conflict. On Armed Forces Day, May 17, . . . Map (db m186033) HM WM
41 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L3 — Peck's Department Store / Le Grand Magasin PeckLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets® —
Bradford Peck prospered in his Lisbon Street stores. In 1899, he opened the largest department store east of Boston on Main Street. Naysayers predicted bankruptcy, for they believed that customers would not cross Main Street from . . . Map (db m186047) HM
42 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Richard E. White
In loving memory of Richard E. White Col. US Army Operation Iraqi Freedom Aug, 14, 1967 - Jan. 24, 2013 Legion of Merit · Bronze Star Defense Meritorious Service Medal Map (db m186034) WM
43 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Veterans Memorial
In memory of the American soldiers known but to GodMap (db m186029) WM
44 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Veterans Memorial
Erected by the citizens of Lewiston in honor of the men and women who served in the Armed Forces during the World Wars and the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War, all future wars and conflicts.Map (db m186035) WM
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45 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Veterans Memorial Park
In honor of all who served The price of freedom Lest we forget Map (db m186039) WM
46 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — L2 — Veterans Memorial Park / Le Parc des VétéransLewiston, Maine — The Museum in the Streets —
Once a fishing spot for indigenous peoples and then the origin of Lewiston industry, Veterans Memorial Park was dedicated in September 2004. This park is the culmination of efforts from the L/A Veterans Council to garner donations . . . Map (db m186044) HM
47 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Victoria
This memorial tablet is dedicated to the memory of the Lewiston High School men who bore arms in their country's defense in the World WarMap (db m186036) WM
48 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Vietnam WallLewiston, Maine — September 28 - 30, 2007 —
The price of freedom is written on the wall Beneath this memorial are tributes collected at the wall remembering those who sacrificed their lives during the Vietnam conflictMap (db m186030) WM
49 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Vietnam War1955 - 1975 — United We Stand —
For those who have served and fought for it, freedom has a taste that the protected will never knowMap (db m186031) WM
50 Maine, Androscoggin County, Lewiston — Willys "Jeep"
In 1939, the idea of a universal military vehicle was in the making. The army needed a replacement for the vehicles they had been using. They used motorcycles and side cars from World War I, and vehicles like the modified Ford Model T. The . . . Map (db m186032) HM WM
51 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — Allagash and St. John RiversNorthern Forest Canoe Trail
English: Wabanaki Native Americans were this area's original inhabitants, hunting, gathering and traveling along these waterways. In the 1780's, the Upper St. John Valley began to be settled by French-Canadians and Acadians. By . . . Map (db m148193) HM
52 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — America's First MileU.S. Route 1 • Fort Kent, Maine
(right panel) This site denotes the first mile of U. S. Route 1, designated on November 11, 1926. The first mile extends from the Fort Kent, Maine / Clair, New Brunswick international border to the Dube House - built in 1840, one of the . . . Map (db m137375) HM
53 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — Fort Kent
Fort Kent has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This site possesses National significance in commemorating the history of the United States.Map (db m2088) HM
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54 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — One People in Two Countries / Une Vallée sans frontière
English: To St. John Valley residents, the river was never a dividing boundary. In 1842, distant governments finally agreed to divide the U.S. and Canada along the St. John River. Generations before, Acadians had settled the . . . Map (db m148168) HM
55 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — Rail Fuels Growth, Cultural ChangeLe chemin de fer contribue à la croissance économique et aux changements culturels
English: 1902: The arrival of the Bangor and Aroostook in Fort Kent marked a time of rapid economic growth. Potatoes, hay, lumber, and people were able to move efficiently south. Now, this remote French-speaking Valley with . . . Map (db m148188) HM
56 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — The Aroostook War
The Aroostook War was an undeclared, bloodless “war” that occurred in 1839. The peace treaty that ended the American Revolution in 1783 had not satisfactorily determined the boundary between New Brunswick and what is now Maine. The . . . Map (db m102463) HM
57 Maine, Aroostook County, Fort Kent — When "going across" Was Like Crossing the StreetLorsque « changer de pays » était comme traverser la rue
English: Before bridges, railways, and paved roads, the St. John River unified communities, culture, and commerce across the entire Valley — north and south. The genealogical roots of many Valley families cross the river . . . Map (db m148184) HM
58 Maine, Aroostook County, Frenchville — "Smuggling is Not a Sin" / « La contrebande n'est pas-un péché! »
English: —Local storytellers continue, “it was a crime but not a sin.” Of course, since lying is a sin, “Do not get caught!” Some priests may not have believed that your grandmother taking . . . Map (db m148075) HM
59 Maine, Aroostook County, Frenchville — Farming Then & Now / L'agriculture d'hier à aujourd'hui
English: Acadian settlers claimed fertile lands along the river first, raising oats, wheat, and buckwheat, then potatoes. Savvy farmers fertilized with manure and rotated crops with pastureland. By 1905 railroads make it . . . Map (db m148074) HM
60 Maine, Aroostook County, Frenchville — Frenchville Railroad Station & Water TankNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m148026) HM
61 Maine, Aroostook County, Frenchville — La paroisse de Ste. Luce 150e anniversaireThe Parish of St. Luce 150th Anniversary — 1843-1993 —
1843 — 1993 Hommages aux pionniers Français qui ont eu le courage d’établir la paroisse Ste. Luce. In tribute to the French pioneers who had the courage to establish the Parish of St. Luce. Upper Frenchville, Maine Ste. Luce Parish . . . Map (db m148299) HM
62 Maine, Aroostook County, Frenchville — The "Potato Road" / La route «des patates »
English: Did you know? Water towers were once a common sight along rail tracks. Frenchville’s 55,000 gallon 1910 water tower is one of the last remaining in the U.S. Coal heat kept it from freezing. When diesel engines . . . Map (db m148076) HM
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63 Maine, Aroostook County, Littleton — Watson Settlement BridgeMaine Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Oldest surviving example of a Howe truss system used in a Maine covered bridge. Built in 1911 — Designated on January 17, 2002Map (db m198635) HM
64 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — "Making Do" / Tout faire avec rien
English: ”Making do” with creativity: French-Acadian inventiveness, ingenuity, & lapatente Here in the Valley, a person who can make or fix just about anything is called le patenteux in the local . . . Map (db m148296) HM
65 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Acadian Heroine: Tante Blanche / Tante Blanche : Héroïne acadienne
English: Two years of flooding, early frosts, and harsh winters forced many settlers to flee in the winter of 1797. While the remaining men were away hunting, an eight day storm descended. Tante Blanche strapped on snowshoes and . . . Map (db m148300) HM
66 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Acadian Landing SiteAcadian Cross Historic Shrine — National Register of Historic Places —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m148200) HM
67 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Discover Traces of Acadian ArchitectureDécouvrez les traces de l'architecture acadienne
English: Hidden solid timber homes. Bricks disguise the timber structure of the house across the field, built using a practice once common here called "piece on piece" [above]. This method used square-hewn horizontal timbers . . . Map (db m148298) HM
68 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Du Premier Débarquement des Acadiens àu MadawaskaThe first landing of the Acadians in Madawaska — juin 1785 —
Plaque commémorative du premier débarquement des Acadiens àu Madawaska, en juin 1785. Hommages de Leurs Descendants. 15 Août 1934. English (Google translate): Commemorative plaque of the first landing of the Acadians in Madawaska . . . Map (db m148295) HM
69 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Genealogy, Massive French & Acadian Family ReunionsLa généalogie. Ces grands rassemblements de familles acadiennes et françaises
English: Genealogy, massive French & Acadian family reunions link past and future While some Americans proudly trace their roots to the Mayflower, here Valley roots lead back to 1785 and the first 17 Acadian families. . . . Map (db m148199) HM
70 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Saint David Catholic ChurchNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m147986) HM
71 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Territoire de Madawaska
English: —Acadians settling where faith, farms, and family could grow— British encourage the settlement of the Madawaska Territory. The British — having lost many American colonies in 1783 — wanted . . . Map (db m148194) HM
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72 Maine, Aroostook County, Madawaska — Who is a patenteux? / Patenteux ou pas ?
English: Renowned carver Aurelle Collin's handmade crooked knives employ used razor blades. “You see, he had a neighbor who had a barber shop — so he would use his old razor blades to make his knives. Pretty . . . Map (db m148297) HM
73 Maine, Aroostook County, Orient — Orient Veterans Memorial
Blake Bartlett • Brent Bartlett • Donald Brown Leroy Brown • Lynwood Brown • William Brown Michael Carr • Darrell Colson • Bliss Deering Hazen Deering • Ellis Dwyer • Virgil Dwyer Babb Elliot • Gary D. Faulkner Sr. • Melony Faulkner Dale . . . Map (db m125163) WM
74 Maine, Aroostook County, Presque Isle — Maine Solar System ModelScale: 1:93,000,000
You are part of Northern Maine’s Aroostook County 40-mile long scale model of the Solar System. At this scale, one mile along U.S. Route 1 equals the distance from the Earth to the Sun, known as an “astronomical unit”. The Sun is located . . . Map (db m58942) HM
75 Maine, Aroostook County, Winterville — The Aroostook and Fish River Roads
The northern portion of present-day Route 11 from Sherman to Fort Kent was planned and constructed in many stages from 1826 to the 1850s. This stretch of road includes two historical routes: the Aroostook Road, which ran 75 miles from Molunkus . . . Map (db m102464) HM
76 Maine, Cumberland County, Bridgton — Bridgton's Sons Civil War Memorial
(Side 1) To Bridgton's Sons who defended the Union ·1861 — 1865· (Side 2) They strove that the nation might live: That government of the people, by the people, for the people, should not perish. (Side . . . Map (db m160847) WM
77 Maine, Cumberland County, Bridgton — Webb House, circa 1830National Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m136997) HM
78 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Androscoggin Swinging BridgeNational Register of Historic Places January 2004
Originally designed and built 1892 by John A. Roebling's Sons Co. for mill workers to cross the river from new housing in Topsham to the Cabot Mill in Brunswick. The bridge has served generations of citizens of all ages between Brunswick and . . . Map (db m51968) HM
79 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Bowdoin College War Memorial
• Honored Here Are All Bowdoin Generations Who Served When Our Country Called and Those Who Fell • World War II [Honored Dead] Korea [Honored Dead] Vietnam [Honored Dead] I hear even now the infinite fierce chorus, The cries of . . . Map (db m55495) WM
80 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Bowdoin College World War Memorial
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 . . . Map (db m55492) WM
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81 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Brunswick Veterans MemorialIn Grateful Recognition of Valor
Dedicated to the honor and memory of our men and women of Brunswick who served our country in all wars and conflictsMap (db m169995)
82 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry
In memory of Company "K" 1st Maine Volunteer Inf. Spanish American War 1898 - 1902 Brunswick Maine Map (db m51369) WM
83 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Founding of the Maine Medical Association
This monument commemorates the founding of the Maine Medical Association on April 28, 1853. On that date, and near this site, at what was then the Tontine Hotel, 27 physicians met to organize the association which has existed continually to this . . . Map (db m51926) HM
84 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Built in 1806, this house was occupied by Harriet Beecher Stowe and her family from 1850 to 1852. It was here that Stowe harbored fugitive slave John Andrew Jackson in late 1850. Stowe would go on to write her first novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, . . . Map (db m105316) HM
85 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain1828     1914
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86 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Robinson Memorial Gate
In Memory of Franklin C. Robinson of the class of 1873 for thirty six years teacher of Bowdoin men and in Memory of his wife Ella Maria Tucker RobinsonMap (db m55477) HM
87 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Robinson Memorial Gate
In memory of Warren Eastman Robinson 1890 - 1918 ———— Bowdoin '10 First Lieutenant U.S. Army Second Battle of the Marne St. Mihiel Meuse Argonne ———— . . . Map (db m55509) WM
88 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Round-the-World Flight 1924 — Maine's Tribute to the American Round-The-World Aviators —
On the shore of Mere Point, Casco Bay, Maine, 200 feet west of this Spot on September 5, 1924 the United States Army Round-the-World Aviators, after starting westward from Seattle, Washington, April 6, 1924, made their first landing on the soil of . . . Map (db m208657) HM
89 Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick — Site of Fort Andross and Fort George
To mark the site of 1688 Fort Andross 1694 and 1715 Fort George 1737 Also the earliest burial place where are buried Benjamin Larrabee Agent of the Pejepscot Proprietors and Commander of Fort George. Also Robert and . . . Map (db m51932) HM
90 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — A Town Within A Town
The primary purpose of Fort Williams may have been for coastal defense, yet many men, women, and children also called it home. This self-sustaining community featured many of the buildings and services typical of an American town of the time . . . Map (db m25389) HM
91 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Annie C. McGuire Shipwreck Memorial
Annie C. McGuire shipwrecked here Christmas Eve 1886.Map (db m95427) HM
92 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Artillery Engineer Storehouse
This building was constructed in 1914 by the Quartermaster Corps for use as the Artillery Engineer Storehouse of Fort Williams. The structure housed the tools, equipments, and supplies used by the artillery engineer in maintianing and repairing the . . . Map (db m186112) HM
93 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Artillery Engineer StorehouseFort Williams — 1899 - 1962 —
This building was constructed in 1914 by the Quartermaster Corps for use as the Artillery Engineer Storehouse of Fort Williams. The structure housed the tools, equipments, and supplies used by the artillery engineer in maintianing and repairing the . . . Map (db m186113) HM
94 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Bachelor Officers' QuartersFort Williams — 1899 - 1962 —
This building was completed in 1909 for use by unmarried officers of the Coast Artillery Corps stationed at Fort Williams. Visiting officers or married officers without their families might also reside in the quarters. The structure was built to . . . Map (db m186117) HM
95 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Bachelor's Officers' Quarters
THis building was completed in 1909 for use by unmarried officers of the Coast Artillery Corps stationed at Fort Williams. Visiting officers or married officers without their families might also reside in the quarters. The structure was built to . . . Map (db m186116) HM
96 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Battery Blair
Battery Blair was completed in 1903. It was named for Francis P. Blair, Jr., a veteran of the Mexican and Civil Wars who rose to the rank of major general and later represented Missouri in the U.S. Senate. The battery consisted of two twelve-inch . . . Map (db m25378) HM
97 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Battery Blair
You are standing at the site of the largest of six gun batteries built at Fort Williams. Named for Francis P. Blair, Jr., a veteran of the Mexican and Civil wars, Battery Blair was manned during World War I and the early years of World War II. . . . Map (db m161815) HM
98 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Battery Erasmus Keyes
Battery Erasmus Keyes was completed In 1905 and named for Erasmus D. Keyes, a Maine resident and graduate of the U.S. Military Academy who rose to the rank of major general during the Civil War. The battery mounted two three-inch, rapid fire guns to . . . Map (db m161825) HM
99 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — Battery Hobart
Battery Hobart was built in 1898 and named for Lieutenant Henry A. Hobart, one of the first Maine graduates of the U.S. Military Academy, who was killed in action during the War of 1812. The battery mounted one British-built six-inch gun, . . . Map (db m161822) HM
100 Maine, Cumberland County, Cape Elizabeth — CCC Headquarters
One of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal programs, the Civilian Conservation Corps hired unemployed young men during the Great Depression. The CCC provided training to men between the ages of 18 and 25 for work on conservation projects including . . . Map (db m25390) HM

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