Skip Maine state header navigation

Agencies | Online Services | Help
Maine Civil War Monuments

Cape Elizabeth

Town/County:  Cape Elizabeth/South Portland/Cumberland  
Location: Meetinghouse Hill, South Portland  
Type:  Soldier Materials: Hallowell and Quincy granite, white metal
Date Erected: 1897 Date Dedicated: May 29, 1897
Maker/Sculptor: Frederick A. Tompson, architect; Albert H. Small of Pleasantdale, maker Source of Funding: Funds raised by Cape Elizabeth Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association, 1891-1897
Principal inscriptions: Front:  In Honor Of Our/Patriot Soldiers and Sailors/1861-65/1897 Back: Cape Elizabeth and South Portland
References: Coast Watch, June 4, 1897; William B. Jordan, Jr., A History of Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Portland, 1965, pp. 114-115
Click on these photos for larger images

Current view


Photograph, Memorial Day observance, Cape Elizabeth-South Portland Civil War Monument, c.1900