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Item 26616

Two Morse Houses, Old County Road, Thomaston, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Thomaston

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 33446

Dwelling on Blanchard Road, Cumberland, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Cumberland

Media: Photograph

Item 102782

Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Contributed by: Bob and Callie Connor through Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1858

Location: Westport Island

Media: Photograph

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Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

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.

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Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, Westport Island, ca. 1858

Mural mystery in Westport Island's Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House

The Cornelius Tarbox, Jr. House, a well-preserved Greek Revival house on Westport Island, has a mystery contained within--a panoramic narrative mural. The floor-to-ceiling mural contains eight painted panels that create a colorful coastal seascape which extends through the front hallway and up the stairwell. The name of the itinerant painter has been lost over time, can you help us solve the mystery of who he or she was?

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Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

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Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Skowhegan History House

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