Clapp Family Plaque

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Title

Clapp Family Plaque

Description

Bronze plaque on the Clapp memorial building on the corner of Congress and Elm Streets. The plaque's inscription gives information about three members of the Clapp family who lived in the house that was previously built on that spot.

Format

Coverage

Date Created

1920

Medium

Bronze

Temporal Coverage

1762-1848
1805-1891
1835-1920

Historical Marker Item Type Metadata

Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
ASA CLAPP
A SEAMAN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION MERCHANT AN UPBUILDER OF PORTLAND 1762+1848

ASA WILLIAM HENRY CLAPP
CITIZEN OF PORTLAND A CONSERVATOR OF ITS INTERESTS MEMBER OF THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES COLONEL OF THE MILITIA OF MAINE 1805 +1891

MARY JANE EMERSON CLAPP
AN UPHOLDER OF THE TRADITIONS OF HER FOREFATHERS A DOER OF GOOD WORKS 1865+1920

Files

Clapp Family Plaque.JPG

Citation

“Clapp Family Plaque,” Portland’s Historical Markers, accessed February 23, 2018, http://markers.portlandculturalhistory.org/items/show/52.

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