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Item 79045

Red Cross Car and Trailer, Main Street, Northeast Harbor, 1947

Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library

Date: 1947

Location: Northeast Harbor

Media: Photographic print

Item 10765

Heywood Tavern, Skowhegan, ca. 1836

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1836

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Print

Item 6748

Second Dwelling House, Alfred Shaker Village, ca. 1903

Contributed by: United Society of Shakers

Date: circa 1903

Location: Alfred

Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative

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Item 32813

133 Ash Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Chester A. Dikeman

Style: National Folk

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32040

Assessor's Record, 133 Ash Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Clarance Dykeman

Use: Shed

Item 37449

Assessor's Record, 2-40 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Gas Light Co.

Use: Ash Screening Plant

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.


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Wabanaki trade brooch, ca. 1780

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.


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Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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SEE NOTES Save Your Ashes advertisement, Hallowell, 1819

Historic Hallowell - Wood Ashes or Gold Dust?

Both pot-ash and pearl-ash were worth more than any other product a farmer could produce, and large quantities were shipped from Hallowell until the…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - About Us

About Us Up from the ashes: Swan's Island has learned to appreciate its historic resources after seeing them threatened.

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Burning of the Hooper Street Tenements, Biddeford, 1963

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

… the tenement buildings were completely reduced to ash within two hours. An eye-witness reporter from the Portland Sunday Telegram commented that…

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making light

by David Johansen

My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.


Apple Time - a visit to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall

Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.