Keywords: Ash House
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Contributed by: Northeast Harbor Library
Location: Northeast Harbor
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Skowhegan History House
Date: circa 1836
Contributed by: United Society of Shakers
Date: circa 1903
Media: Slide from a glass-plate negative
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Owner in 1924: Chester A. Dikeman
Style: National Folk
Use: Dwelling - Single family
Owner in 1924: Clarance Dykeman
Owner in 1924: Portland Gas Light Co.
Use: Ash Screening Plant
"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.
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.
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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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…
About Us Up from the ashes: Swan's Island has learned to appreciate its historic resources after seeing them threatened.
… 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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