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Item 19424

Cunningham Boarding House, Mount Desert, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Mount Desert; Hall Quarry

Media: Photographic print

Item 21747

Boarding House, Northeast Harbor

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1905

Location: Mount Desert

Media: Photographic print

Item 10472

Boarding House, Bangor Theological Seminary, ca. 1894

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 11 View All

Item 89999

Pettengill property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Elizabeth T. Pettengill

Use: Boarding House

Item 35356

650-744 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Moses W. Lucas

Use: Boarding House

Item 96351

66 Veranda Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Florence E. Barker

Use: Boarding House

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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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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

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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Customs House, Bath, ca. 1978

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

… and a room for the Merchant's Exchange and Board of Trade. When the building opened in 1858, Joseph Berry was Collector of Customs and Joseph C…

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Sagadahock House, Bath, 1894

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahock House and The Sagadahoc Block

… 100 pound piece of pine wood when he heard the board strike the ground. He immediately turned and saw Haley stuck, then raised the alarm.

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Stereo view of Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1875

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

A solid board fence screened the side yard that led to the rear entrance to the house through the ell and the garden.

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR