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President Monroe Visits Portland!

Monday, July 17, 5:30 pm

A collaborative program with Maine Historical Society

On July 17, 1817, newly elected U.S. President James Monroe and a small entourage arrived in Portland Maine midway through a tour of the northern states.

In commemoration of this historic tour, join us at Maine Historical Society as historian Herb Adams  interviews “ President Monroe” followed by a short walking tour of the neighborhood focusing on Monroe’s visit to Portland. The evening ends at the Portland Observatory for “cameras and conversation” – have your photo taken with the President and enjoy refreshments, as well as the views from the Observatory just like the president did in 1817.

$15 MHS and GPL Members; $20 general admission. Space is limited. Tickets available on MHS website. If you are a Landmarks Member, click on the MHS Member price.