Portland Observatory - Portland, ME
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 43° 39.930 W 070° 14.897
19T E 399359 N 4835478
Quick Description: One of several markers inside the observatory.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 3/16/2014 5:51:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMKBQV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
County of tower: Cumberland County
Location of tower: 138 Congress St., Munjoy Hill, Portland
Marker erected by: National park Service, United States Department of the Interior
Date marker erected: 2006

Marker Text:

has been designated a
This site posses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America
This observatory is the nation's only remaining maritime signal tower. It served as a communication station for Portland's bustling harbor from 1807 to 1923, announcing the arrival o0f ships with a unique system of colorful flags.

Address and /or location:
138 Congress St., Munjoy Hill, Portland, ME

Who put it there (Sponsor): National Park Service, United States De[artment of the Interior

Date (Erected or Dediated): 2006

Visit Instructions:
1) A new photo taken by you. Make it a quality one. You do not have to be in it, nor your hand held.
2) Some new insight to the history, and/or your personal experience finding the site.
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