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To collect, photograph and record the historical markers/history of the state of Maine.
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Maine Historical MarkersOxford County Jail - Paris, Maine

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The Trustees of Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum are dedicated to the preservation of this unique granite building, the original 1822 Oxford County Jail, located on historic Paris Hill, Maine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mountain_Wanderer

location: Maine

date approved: 11/4/2008

last visited: 7/19/2011

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Maine Historical MarkersAndroscoggin Gem, Lewiston, Maine

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This history sign is incorporated into the Veterans Memorial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Maine

date approved: 10/5/2012

last visited: 9/2/2013

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Maine Historical MarkersCities of the Androscoggin - Auburn, ME

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This historical marker is located at the West end of the Lewiston-Auburn Railroad bridge and describes the history of the bridge. It is located in Bonney Park in Auburn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus

location: Maine

date approved: 2/13/2013

last visited: 6/10/2015

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Maine Historical MarkersSongo Lock - Maine

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This lock, originally built of stone masonry in 1830, was a vital link in the 50 mile long waterway from Portland Harbor to Harrison at the head of Long Lake until the advent of the railroad in 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Cosmos Mariner

location: Maine

date approved: 9/17/2012

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersLe Petit Pont Footbridge Connects French-Canadian Workers with Work, Home & School - Topsham, ME

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The Androscoggin Bridge, a swinging suspension bridge over the Androscoggin River, connected people from their homes in Topsham to mills and churches in Brunswick.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/11/2015

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersHome of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain - Brunswick, ME

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A plaque attached to the home of Civil War General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 10/13/2011

last visited: 9/2/2012

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Maine Historical MarkersNo 20 - Cornerstone Day - Augusta, ME

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This sign relates the events related to the laying of two cornerstones, one to the Augusta Masonic Bodies Temple, and the other to the Lithgow Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/15/2015

last visited: 9/5/2020

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Maine Historical MarkersBoulder and Tablet - Arnold's Expedition - Augusta, ME

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The boulder and tablet mark the occasion of Benedict Arnold's expedition to Quebec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/21/2015

last visited: 9/5/2020

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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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 MarkersCivil War Monument - Portland, ME

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Marker, more than text, on the monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Maine

date approved: 2/25/2019

last visited: 4/23/2019

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