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Item 17928

Old Landmark Square, Standish, 1908

Contributed by: Steep Falls Library Date: 1908 Location: Standish Media: Postcard

Item 11262

Piling Fragment from Sewall's Bridge, York, ca. 1756

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: 1756 Location: York; York Media: Oak

Item 13315

Jonathan Morgan plea for loan for steam canal boat, 1871

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1871-06-13 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Land Claims, Economic Opportunities?

The landmark 1980 Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act provided $81.6 million to Maine Indians for economic development, land purchase and other purposes. The money and increased land holdings, however, have not solved economic and employment issues for Maine Indians.


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.


Hiking, Art and Science: Portland's White Mountain Club

In 1873, a group of men, mostly from Portland, formed the second known hiking club in the U.S., the White Mountain Club of Portland, to carry out their scientific interests, their love of hiking and camaraderie, and their artistic interests in painting and drawing the features of several of the White Mountains.

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Lubec Landmarks

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Greater Portland Landmarks

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

In 1964 the house was designated a National Historic Landmark – one of the highest distinctions for buildings in America.