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Portland Observatory, ca. 1880

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Portland Observatory, ca. 1880

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Print of the Portland Observatory and adjacent buildings. Built in 1807 by Lemuel Moody, the observatory was designed to view incoming and outgoing harbor vessels. It only extant maritime signal station in the United States.

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  • Title: Portland Observatory, ca. 1880
  • Creation Date: circa 1880
  • Subject Date: circa 1880
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: art on paper
  • Local Code: Photographs--Portland--Observatories
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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