Portland s Historic Eastern Cemetery A Field of Ancient Graves

Portland   s Historic Eastern Cemetery  A Field of Ancient Graves
Author : Ron Romano
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Total Pages : 160
Release : 2017-10-09
ISBN 10 : 9781625859969
ISBN 13 : 1625859961
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Portland s Historic Eastern Cemetery A Field of Ancient Graves Book Description:

Eastern Cemetery holds more than 350 years of Portland's rich history. Within the sacred burial ground rest settlers who struggled with the natives over resources, citizens who had to choose their allegiance to the king or independence and abolitionists fighting for the end of slavery. From bank robbers and murdering mutineers to Quakers and war heroes, the lives of those interred offer a window into the past. Author and cemetery guide Ron Romano tells the fascinating tale of this historic landscape, illuminating centuries of Portland's history through the stories of those laid to rest.


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