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Maine Civil War Monuments

Bar Harbor

Town/County:  Bar Harbor/Hancock  
Location:  Cemetery, Mount Desert Street  
Type: Soldier    Materials:  Granite
Date Erected:  1897 Date Dedicated: November 4, 1897
Maker/Sculptor: Designed and built by Cook & Watkins of Boston, granite supplied by N.H. Higgins of Ellsworth. Source of Funding:  $4,500 from Town of Bar Harbor, $500 from public subscription   
Principal inscriptions: In Memory/of/Eden’s Sons/Who Were/Defenders of the Union/1861-1865 Reverse: Erected A. D. 1897
References:  Bar Harbor Record, November 10, 1897; Ellsworth American, November 11, 1897; Bar Harbor Historical Newsletter, June, 2009                                                                                                                                  
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Drawing, 1908