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Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Seaside Park

Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Seaside Park Bridgeport Connecticut
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$11.95

  

Stock #: 331751
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Bridgeport
State: Connecticut (CT)
County: Fairfield
Publisher: Raphael Tuck & Sons
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
At the close of the Civil War the ladies of the Soldiers' Monument Association raised about $10,000, to which the city added $18,000, for the purpose of perpetuating the memories of the war heroes of Bridgeport. The corner stone was laid August 29th, 1866, and the monument was dedicated August 1st, 1876. The names of those who lost their lives - about 150 - are inscribed on it

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