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Historical Items

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Item 16354

'Lisbon Enterprise' fire article, 1901

Contributed by: Lisbon Historical Society Date: 1901-04-08 Location: Lisbon Falls Media: Newspaper

Item 131

The "Boxer" and "Enterprise," Monhegan, 1831

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1813-09-05 Location: Monhegan Media: watercolor on paper

Item 16981

Tobacco cutter, Haynesville, c. 1875

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: circa 1875 Location: Haynesville; Philadelphia Media: iron

Tax Records

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Item 54489

Assessor's Record, 293 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hersey Corporation Use: Vulcanizing Room

Item 54512

Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company Use: Oil House

Item 54513

Assessor's Record, 343-349 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Miles B. Mank Motor Car Company Use: Runway

Exhibits

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Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.

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"We are growing to be somewhat cosmopolitan..." Waterville, 1911

Between 1870 and 1911, Waterville more than doubled in size, becoming a center of manufacturing, transportation, and the retail trade and offering a variety of entertainments for its residents.

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Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs

IV. Transitions and troubles: Private enterprise shoulders an island’s needs Left with no reliable connection to the mainland and few secure sources…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Shipbuilding

… demand for emergency tonnage, a four-masted schooner was built as a speculative enterprise on the site of the old Perkins yard at Biddeford.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis

… Railway, Clergue had begun implementing the new enterprise before informing the public of it. This time however, the public acted in the short…