Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album



McGlinchey's Brewery, Portland, ca. 1850

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

McGlinchey's Brewery, Portland, ca. 1850

Item 6677 enlarge zoom send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter add to album

Purchase a reproduction of this item on

The caption on this image reads, "The last building used as a Brewery in Maine."

It also was also known as the Casco Brewery and was located on Fore Street on Munjoy Hill in Portland.

Patrick and James McGlinchey started the business in 1858. They could not sell beer in Maine because it was a dry state.

View/Add Comments

Other Information

  • Title: McGlinchey's Brewery, Portland, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Local Code: B D752mi
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

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

Print This Record

Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.