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Maine Civil War Monuments


Town/County:  Gorham/Cumberland  
Location: In front of the former Town House, College Street  
Type:  Shaft Materials: Italian marble
Date Erected: 1866 Date Dedicated: October 18, 1866
Maker/Sculptor: William Johnson of Malden, Massachusetts Source of Funding: $3,060 from Toppan Robie
Principal inscriptions: Erected By/Hon. Toppan Robie/To The Memory of The Sons of Gorham/Who Sacrificed Their Lives For Their Country/In The Great Rebellion of 1861./1866./Fence given by Col. F. Robie/1872
References: Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument at Gorham, Maine, Portland, 1866; Eastern Argus, October 18 & 19, 1866; Portland Daily Press, October 18 & 19, 1866
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Current view


Stereo view by S. Towle, "Ceremony at the Soldiers Monument at Gorham, Maine, Aug 1868."

Stereo view by Isaac H. Dupee, c.1872


Post card, c.1910