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Maine Civil War Monuments

Abbot

Town/County:  Abbot/Piscataquis  
Location:  Routes 15 & 6  
Type:  Soldier    Materials:  Dodlin granite from Norridgewock, also granite from Thomaston and North Conway, New Hampshire
Date Erected:  1892 Date Dedicated: June, 1893
Maker/Sculptor:   Morse & Bridges of Dexter Source of Funding:  Peleg and Sarah Washburn   
Principal inscriptions:   Presented By/Peleg And Sarah/Washburn/In Memory Of The/Soldiers And Sailors/Who Died That The/Country Might Live/1861-1865 
References:   Piscataquis Observer, Foxcroft, July 6, 1893; Abbot, Maine Sesquicentennial, 1827-1977; George H. Haynes, The Scenic Beauties, Industries and Resources of Dexter, Maine, n.d.                                                                                                                                 
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Post card, c.1910