There are no inscriptions marking this memorial. However, small metal tabs with numbers are attached to the trunks of each tree.
This living memorial consists of Linden trees planted along the boulevard. Trees have been replaced over the years.
On Memorial Day in 1921, 100 Linden trees planted on Back Cove Boulevard (later renamed Baxter Boulevard after former mayor and city benefactor James Phinney Baxter) around Portland's Back Cove were dedicated as a memorial in honor of WWI soldiers. Each tree has a small circular metal tag corresponding to the name of a WWI veteran.
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"Portland, Maine: Linden trees, Baxter Boulevard/Back Cove" (2018). Cumberland. 24.