- Item 40457 - Centennial parade, Portland, 1920
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As part of a celebration of the centennial of Maine statehood, a large parade took place in Portland on July 5.Show Details
The route went from Federal Street to India, India to Congress, Congress to Washington Avenue, Washington to Cumberland, and Cumberland to Congress where the column passed in review at the City Hall, finishing on Pearl St.
Marchers included the battalion of the U.S. ship Utah, the Third Maine Regiment of Infantry, Harold T. Andrews Post, American Legion, Canadian World War veterans, Veterans of the Civil War in automobiles, Red Cross Camp Service Ambulance and Nurses, the British, Japanese and Portuguese navies.