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Historical Items

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Item 14395

Joseph Buck

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Bucksport Media: Photographic print

Item 14259

Charles W. Buck, Portland, ca. 1873

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1873 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 63692

Phil Richards with his buck, Strong, ca. 1944

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1944 Location: Strong Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 51329

149 Falmouth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edith Buck Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 51240

31 Fairfield Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emma A Buck Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 51241

Assessor's Record, 31 Fairfield Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Emma A Buck Use: Garage

Exhibits

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Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Site Pages

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Buck Memorial Library

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

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Phil Richards with his buck, Strong, ca. 1944 Item 63692 infoStrong Historical Society Phillip D.

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Historic Hallowell - Martha Ballard's Modern Connection

His name is Spencer Buck. He was interviewed by fellow classmate _____________ about his famous relative. Click here to listen to the conversation.

My Maine Stories

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Buck Fever
by William R. Hinderer

A young soldier suffers "buck fever" during combat in Vietnam.

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life