Monday, May 29, 2017

Memorial Day 2017

The American flag flying in Monument Square today in honor of Memorial Day. The Our Lady of Victories statue was dedicated in 1891 and according to the Portland Public Art Committee it honors "the 5,000 lives the city lost to the Civil War, fully one-sixth of its population [at the time]."

Portland, Maine USA May 2017 photo by Corey Templeton. The Our Lady of Victories statue and American Flag in Monument Square on Memorial Day.