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When Rear Admiral Land, U.S. Maritime Commission Chairman showed President Roosevelt the Liberty ship plans, he remarked, "She'll carry a good load. She isn't much to look at though? A real ugly duckling." However, these simple but seaworthy ships…
This scenic point of land overlooking Portland Harbor, where Bug Light Park stands today, was once home to a sprawling World War II Shipyard that covered 140 acres of land, including over 60 buildings, and had the capacity to build up to 13 ships …
Erected by the Colonists in 1680Captured by the French and Indiansin 1690. Entire Englishsettlement destroyed————To the memory of thesebrave defendersthis tablet placed byThe Daughters of the American ColonistsNovember 5, 1936
In recognition ofPortland's role in Canada's historyIndia Street Terminalat Milepost 0.0.on theAtlantic & St. Lawrence /St. Lawrence & Atlantic RRs.Grand Trunk Railway of CanadaCanadian National RailwaysJuly 1853 to 19 May 1989
[Southwest Face]Erected Dec 1, 1859By a donation from the HON. FRANCIS O.J. SMITH, to honor and perpetuate the memory of REV. WILLIAM I. REESE who while pastor of the First Universalist Society, founded the Portland Widow's Wood Society. December …
District PaymasterUS Army, War of 1812 First Maine State Treasurer[Served 1820-1823, died in office]
Activist, Barber and MusicianBorn in Cape Verde, AfricaFirst President PortlandUnion Anti-Slavery Society
Third Sergeant Company HFifth RegimentMaine Volunteer InfantryAged 19 YearsKilled First Battle Bull RunJuly 21st 1861Sergeant Stinson was the firstvolunteer soldier fromPortlandto give his life forthe preservation of the Unionin the Civil War P…
Declared a National Historic Site January 1974 Here lie the hardy courageous early settlers, the men and women who founded and defended this area, who made history in civil life, government, law, the arts, education, religion, in the state and …
To the memory ofour historic deadwho bore arms in theWar of Independenceand who were everthe brave defendersof our countrywho made her foundationsso enduring