Armenian Genocide Marker

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Title

Armenian Genocide Marker

Description

Stone pillar with an inscription on the top dedicated to the survivors of the Armenian Genocide who settled in Portland. The front of the pillar is carved with a cross; below is another inscription on the founding of Armenia.

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Coverage

Date Created

circa 1940

Medium

Granite

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Temporal Coverage

1915-1923

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Inscription

Front: ARMENIA FIRST CHRISTIAN NATION AD 301 Top:THIS MEMORIAL IS DEDICATED TO THE SURVIVORS OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, 1915-1923, WHO SETTLED IN BAYSIDE. BY THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY OVER 250 ARMENIAN FAMILIES LIVED IN PORTLAND WHERE THEY ESTABLISHED BUSINESS AND A VIBRANT SOCIAL LIFE.

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DSC_1184.JPG
DSC_1185.JPG

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Citation

“Armenian Genocide Marker,” Portland’s Historical Markers, accessed September 24, 2018, http://markers.portlandculturalhistory.org/items/show/296.

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