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Bangor (Beale Post Monument)

Town/County:  Bangor/Penobscot  
Location:  Mount Hope Cemetery, 1038 State Street  
Type:Tower Materials:  Granite
Date Erected: 1907 Date Dedicated: October 7, 1907
Maker/Sculptor: Source of Funding: B. H. Beale Post 12, G.A.R.
Principal inscriptions: This Fort Was Built By/Patriotic Donors In 1907/To Honor Veterans Of The Grand Army of the Republic./It Was Rebuilt In 1985/With Funds Bequeathed By/Luther H. Peirce, A Member/Of The Second Maine Regiment/Of Volunteers In The Civil War.
References: Bangor Daily News, May 31, 1924; Albert W. Paine, History of Mt. Hope Cemetery, Bangor, 1907, p. 53; Trudy I. Scee, Mount Hope Cemetery, A Twentieth Century History, Bangor, 1999
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Post card, 1910