Civil War Monument - Kennebunk, Maine
Posted by: BruceS
N 43° 23.246 W 070° 32.295
19T E 375409 N 4804989
Quick Description: Civil War Memorial in Kennebunk, Maine.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 7/22/2012 5:18:46 AM
Waymark Code: WMEYAY
The memorial has a granite statue of a Union soldier standing at parade rest. He is wearing a long coat and a cap, he is holding the barrel of his rifle in both hands with the butt of it near his feet. The statue is standing on a multi-tiered granite base. The base has bas-reliefs and a simple inscription "1861-1865"
TITLE: Civil War Monument Kennebunk
ARTIST(S): Unknown sculptor
DATE: Dedicated Oct. 24, 1908
MEDIUM: Figure: Barre granite; Base: stone.
CONTROL NUMBER: IAS ME000111
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Fletcher Street & Main Street
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