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Item 26623

Title: The Overlock House, Thomaston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1960

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 26618

Title: The Cushing House, Elliot Street, Thomaston, ca. 1970s

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1970

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 26617

Title: The Monk House, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1871

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

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Exhibit

Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

Exhibit

Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Exhibit

Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

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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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

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.

Site

Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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