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Alfred J. Kennedy Memorial Flagstaff

  • Location: Northern Boulevard and Main Street
  • Description: Flagstaff plaque, flagstaff
  • Materials: Deer Isle Granite, bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 3'9" W: 4' D: 4'
  • Dedicated: July 23, 1950
  • Donor: A.J. Kennedy Memorial Committee Inc.
  • Inscription: Side one:
    * A TRIBUTE TO * / 1898 1902 / DEDICATED AND ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF/ HON. ALFRED J. KENNEDY/ COMMANDER IN CHIEF/ UNITED SPANISH WAR VETERANS/ 1937 1938/ COMPANY F 22ND REG'T N.Y. VOL. INF. / CITIZEN / LEGISLATOR / STATESMAN / SOLDIER/ ANSWERED LAST ROLL CALL JULY 25, 1944 /

    Side two:
    * THE MEN WHO * / WE HONOR THOSE / WHO DIED FOR / THEIR COUNTRY /

    Side three:
    * SERVED IN THE * / "REMEMBER THE MAINE" / FREEDOM / PATRIOTISM / HUMANITY /

    Side four:
    * WAR WITH SPAIN * / HONOR TO WHOM / HONOR IS DUE / DEDICATED JULY 23, 1950 /

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