Portland, Maine: Director John Ford Statue

The man known for his Hollywood Westerns was born about as far from Hollywood as it's possible to get in America. Bronze has him seated in a director's chair, directing.
Address:
2 Pleasant St., Portland, ME
Directions:
Downtown, at the V corner of Pleasant and York Sts.
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Better late than never: Portland honors hometown Hollywood hero

John Ford, director of such AMC cable staples as "The Grapes of Wrath," and "Mister Roberts," has finally been honored by his home town of Portland, ME.

... [07/19/1998] Complete News Story

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