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Item 83822

Title: First National Store, Main Street, Bridgton, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Bridgton Historical Society

Date: circa 1938

Location: Bridgton

Media: Ink on paper and photograph

Item 16068

Title: Old Homestead Maine potatoes bag; Somerville, Massachusetts, c. 1980

Contributed by: Southern Aroostook Agricultural Museum

Date: circa 1980

Location: Somerville

Media: paper

Item 27953

Title: First National Bank, Centre Street , Bath, ca. 1956

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1956

Location: Bath

Media: Black and White Glossy Print

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Item 37223

Address: 10-16 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railways

Use: Blacksmith Shop

Item 63333

Address: 204-206 Middle Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Heirs of Harrison J. Libby

Use: Store

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Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Vice presidential campaign poster, 1968

Presidents and Campaigns

Several Mainers have run for president or vice president, a number of presidents, past presidents, and future presidents have had ties to the state or visited here, and, during campaign season, many presidential candidates and their family members have brought their campaigns to Maine.

Exhibit

Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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Site

Quoddy Village, 1936

National Archives at Boston

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.