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Eastern Cemetery, 2004

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Eastern Cemetery, 2004 / Maine Historical Society

One of two Maine cemeteries entered on the National Register of Historic Places, Eastern Cemetery is nine acres of sacred ground which contains the remains of 4,000 early inhabitants. At the corner of Congress and Mountfort streets, it marked the edge of the settlement of Portland from the 1600s through the Revolution.


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