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Item 78419

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow birthplace, Portland

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 79440

Birthplace of Longfellow, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Greater Portland Landmarks Date: circa 1909 Location: Portland Media: Postcard

Item 27430

Madame Lillian Nordica's birthplace, 1936

Contributed by: Farmington Historical Society Date: 1936-09-04 Location: Farmington Media: Postcard


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Hannibal Hamlin of Paris Hill

2009 marked the bicentennials of the births of Abraham Lincoln and his first vice president, Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. To observe the anniversary, Paris Hill, where Hamlin was born and raised, honored the native statesman and recalled both his early life in the community and the mark he made on Maine and the nation.


Bookplates Honor Annie Louise Cary

A summer resident of Wayne collected more than 3,000 bookplates to honor Maine native and noted opera singer Annie Louise Cary and to support the Cary Memorial Library.


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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John Martin: Expert Observer - Harris House, Bangor, ca. 1850

… where "Clara cooked her fist meal" and was the birthplace of their first child, Ada. The illustration is on page 369 of a journal Martin wrote and…

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Hampden Historical Society

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - New Sweden Athletic Club

… of cross country skiing and is known as the birthplace of nordic skiing in America. Skiing was brought by the Swedes when they settled the Swedish…