Each letter stands 10 feet tall!

 

I'll give you a hint. This sign, again, is the biggest free-standing sign in Maine and will be in Lewiston. And the last letter is N. Good job - it will spell...

LEWISTON

 

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According to the Sun Journal, this is a gift to Lewiston from the sign manufacturing company Neokraft Signs. It's to celebrate their 75th year in business. I like a company that celebrates its own birthday by giving a gift. They started with N and not L.

They are donating the 10-foot-high letters that will spell LEWISTON in the Veterans Memorial Park. You'll have a great view driving into the city over the Longley Bridge. It's a great project with Lewiston Regional Technical Center students doing the welding of the letters after Neokraft Signs makes the letters.

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The vice president of sales and marketing for Neokraft, Mike Mathieu, told the Sun Journal...

We wanted to do something to give back. We’ve donated a new concrete stage that’s been poured in front of that wall, along with a new wall where the letters will be placed for everyone coming into town to see.

 

Neokraft Signs is actually responsible for a couple of iconic signs in Maine. Two of my favorites in fact. One I see at least a dozen times a day - the Time and Temp sign on the Time and Temperature Building in Portland. The other sign I look for is the 'Hopeful' sign at the Bates Mill. It's by Maine artist Charlie Hewitt and I adore that sign.

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Look for the 10-foot-tall huge LEWISTON sign to be done just in time for the Lewiston Auburn Liberty Festival on July 3.

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