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Historical Items

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Item 26623

The Overlock House, Thomaston, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26618

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

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1970 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26617

The Monk House, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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."

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Architecture

… is a town whose architecture retains the original 19th century flavor of a New England coastal village.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Building Boom, early 19th century

It is from this century of Thomaston’s development that so many prize architectural examples remain.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… Historical Society Late 19th century/early 20th century architectural styles that are still commonly found in the Colony are the 4-squares…