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Maine Historical MarkersCushing's Point Memorial - South Portland, ME

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An historical marker that pays tribure to the residents of a community that sacrificed their homes for the war effort during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/13/2011

last visited: 9/16/2013

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Maine Historical MarkersFort Preble - South Portland, ME

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A historic marker near the location of nearby Fort Preble

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies

location: Maine

date approved: 9/14/2009

last visited: 9/16/2013

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Maine Historical MarkersThe Site of Fort Loyal - Portland, ME

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Fort Loyal is burned to the ground and Portland’s settlers and defenders are massacred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/5/2014

last visited: 10/11/2017

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Maine Historical MarkersFranklin Street Wharf - Portland, ME

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There are sixteen underground railroad markers arrayed throughout downtown Portland. This one marks the beginning of a walking trail leading through the series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Maine

date approved: 6/11/2015

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersLongfellow Birthplace Monument - Portland, ME

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A monument that marks the site of the birthplace of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is located on the northeast corner of Hancock and Fore Streets in Portland, ME.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 11/16/2022

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersThe Arctic Campaign 1941-45 - Portland, ME

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Memorial to all the sailors, airmen, soldiers, and civilians who paid so dearly; be they Russian, British or American.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: 3/14/2014

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Freedom Trail: Barber Shop of Jacob. C. Dickson - Portland, ME

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A Portland Freedom Trail marker is located at 243 Fore St. at the former site of the barber shop of Jacob. C. Dickson, a former secretary of the Portland Anti-slavery Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 6/20/2019

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersThe Enterprise vs The Boxer - Portland, ME

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Both Captains were killed and are buried side-by-side in the same cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Freedom Trail: Hack Stand of Charles H. L. Pierre - Portland, ME

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A Portland Freedom Trail marker is located on Middle Street and the corner of India Street at the former site of the hack stand of Charles H. L. Pierre, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 6/8/2019

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Freedom Trail - Eastman House - Portland, ME

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A Portland Freedom Trail marker at the corner of Mountfort and Newbury Streets marks the site of the Eastman House. The residents, the Eastmans and Stephensons were a conductors on the Underground Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Freedom Trail: Abyssinian Baptist Church - Portland, ME

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Portland Freedom Trail: Abyssinian Baptist Church historical marker is located on the sidewalk in front of the church at 73 Newbury Street in Portland, ME

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 11/13/2022

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersMariners' Church - Portland, ME

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Anti-Slavery printer in basement, prayer for those who go to sea upstairs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Freedom Trail: Home of General Samuel C. Fessenden - Portland, ME.

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A Portland Freedom Trail marker is located at the former site of abolitionist General Samuel Fessenden's house on India Street in Portland, ME

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 11/14/2022

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Freedom Trail: Secondhand Clothing Store of Lloyd Scott - Portland, ME

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A Portland Freedom Trail marker is located at the former site of secondhand clothing store of Lloyd Scott at 44 Exchange Street in Portland, ME.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 11/15/2022

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersEastern Cemetery - Portland, ME

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"The Eastern Cemetery is an historic cemetery at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Congress Street in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland, Maine." - Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/1/2014

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersEastern Cemetery - Portland, ME

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One of the oldest cemeteries in the country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 11/9/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersSgt. Stinson of the Fifth Maine Regiment - Portland, ME

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First man from Portland killed in the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 11/12/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersElias and Elizabeth Thomas House - Portland, ME

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This is the seventh of the sixteen underground railroad markers arrayed throughout downtown Portland. They constitute a walking trail which leads from marker to marker through the series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Maine

date approved: 1/5/2016

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Observatory - Portland, ME

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One of several markers inside the observatory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: 4/23/2019

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Maine Historical MarkersLemuel Moody - Portland ME

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The man with the vision and the drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersPortland Observatory and Signal Tower - Portland, ME

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Signaling ships was the opening purpose, but weather data, visual observations of the sea and surrounding are were also available.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 3/18/2014

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersEastman Barbershop - Portland, ME

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This is one of the final ones of the sixteen underground railroad markers arrayed throughout downtown Portland. They constitute a walking trail which leads from marker to marker through the series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: Maine

date approved: 1/5/2016

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersFriends (Quaker) Meeting House - Portland, ME

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This plaque situated in one corner of the city park for Portland, told of how a speech by William Lloyd Garrison started the antislavery movement in Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 9/27/2018

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Maine Historical MarkersMillstone Plaque - Portland, ME

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In Portland's Lincoln Park, there is a millstone with a plaque on it stating that it was from the wind mill that once stood nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 9/20/2009

last visited: 8/17/2015

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Maine Historical MarkersFirst Parish Church, Unitarian Universalist - Portland, ME

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The constitution of the State of Maine was drafted here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 11/18/2008

last visited: 9/27/2018

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