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Biddeford

Town/County:  Biddeford/York  
Location:  Main Street and Alfred Street  
Type:  Soldier   Materials:  White Metal
Date Erected: 1887 Date Dedicated: 1887
Maker/Sculptor: Source of Funding:  Biddeford Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association
Principal inscriptions: Our/Dead Heroes/On Fame's Eternal/Camping Ground/Their Silent Tents/Are Spread/And Glory Guards With Solem Round/The Bivouac Of Our Dead/Erected By Biddeford/Soldiers And Sailors Monument Association/In Honor Of/Those Who/Answered Our Country's/Call/In Her/Hour Of Need/For All They/Were/And All They/Dared/Remember Them.
References: Biddeford Weekly Journal, June 3, 1887
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Post card, c.1910