Maine Centennial Celebration Scrapbook
Messmore and Damon, Inc.
Call number of Original
974.1 M225c-s Me.Coll. Archives
Format of Original
tempera on card stock
Size of Original
28" x 15"
Joseph A. Damon, artist
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
On March 3, 1820, Maine became the 23rd state in the Union. This float depicts Columbia placing a star for Maine on the flag. Columbia was the female personification of the United States. The float was contributed by Portland's theaters, including B.F. Keith's Theatre and Empire Theatre.
Parade floats, Maine -- Centennial celebrations, etc.
Damon, Joseph A., "Painted Sketch for "Admitting Maine to the Union, 1820" Parade Float" (1920). Maine Centennial Parade Floats 1920. 5.