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Item 98800

PASS Alarm, Waldoboro, ca. 1980

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1980 Location: Waldoboro Media: Plastic, Electronics

Item 6219

Fire alarm pull box, Eliot, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Eliot Baha'i Archives Date: circa 1860 Location: Eliot Media: Photographic print

Item 21625

Fire alarm building, South Portland

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1950 Location: South Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76249

32-34 South Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William J. O'Neil Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Store


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Most Inconvenient Storm

A Portland newspaper wrote about an ice storm of January 28, 1886 saying, "The city of Portland was visited yesterday by the most inconvenient storm of the season."


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.


Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Craftsman

It is also an alarm clock and the dial "tells the time" in the five languages Fisher was able to read and write.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Thursday Club

… membership requirements, did not grow at an alarming rate, but it certainly did grow. By 1910 there were 85 members in Biddeford's most fashionable…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

… to the Biddeford Daily Journal, the first alarm was reported to the Biddeford Fire Department at 2:29 AM that morning.