St. Elizabeth's Home, Portland, ca. 1920

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St. Elizabeth's Home, Portland, ca. 1920

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Description

St. Elizabeth's Orphan Asylum at 87 High Street in Portland.

The Sisters of Mercy started St. Elizabeth’s Home in 1873. In 1887, when the diocese took it over, it was renamed St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Orphan Asylum.

In 1968 it became know as St. Elizabeth’s Child Development Center.

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About This Item

  • Title: St. Elizabeth's Home, Portland, ca. 1920
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs -- Portland -- Streets -- High
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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