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    Dorinda Jewett of Saco takes photos of a gravestone during a tour of the Eastern Cemetery in Portland on Saturday. Hourlong tours – at 11 a.m. on Saturdays, Wednesdays, Sundays and 5:30 p.m. on Thursdays – are among the summertime events commemorating the cemetery's 350th anniversary.

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    Volunteer Dave Smith kneels between gravestones while giving a tour of Eastern Cemetery in Portland on Saturday.

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    An ornate cross adorns a tombstone.

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    Visitors walk past tombs during a tour of Eastern Cemetery in Portland on Saturday.

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    Lisa Nanny of Corsicana, Texas, takes photos of a gravestone during a tour of Eastern Cemetery in Portland on Saturday.

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    Volunteer Dave Smith talks about the graves of captains who perished during the War of 1812.

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    Members of Spirits Alive, a nonprofit group formed 11 years ago to restore and preserve the cemetery, reset a gravestone on Saturday.

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    Sarah Whitmore, left, and Diane Brakeley, members of Spirits Alive, set a footstone belonging to the grave of George McDowell on Saturday.

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    Gravestones are seen during a tour of Eastern Cemetery in Portland on Saturday.

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