- Item 98100 - Civil War veterans, Belfast, ca. 1900
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- Item 98100
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A group of Civil War veterans and a young boy are standing on the steps of Memorial Hall, which was built in 1890 by the Thomas H. Marshall Post, No. 42, Grand Army of the Republic.Show Details
The GAR used the second floor was used for its reunions and veteran's services.
The War of 1812 cannon on the lawn was relocated in 1924 to the Civil War veterans memorial lot in Grove Cemetery. In its place, the G. A. R. erected a 17-foot tall monument made from Lincolnville granite, inscribed to "The Boys of 1861 - 1865."