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Historical Items (109)  |  Tax Records (12)  |  Exhibits (17)  |  Sites (4)  | 

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Item 100303

Title: Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

Contributed by: Tate House Museum

Date: 1720

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 25455

Title: Cushing's Island, Casco Bay, 1887

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum

Date: 1887

Location: Portland

Media: black and white photograph

Item 71684

Title: Casco Bay Fleet at wharf, Portland, ca. 1938

Contributed by: Boston Public Library

Date: circa 1938

Location: Portland

Media: Linen texture postcard

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Item 83972

Address: Casco Bay Wharf Co. property, Trefethen, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Casco Bay Wharf Co.

Use: Wharf

Item 89273

Address: Casco Bay Lines property, Cleaves Landing, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Casco Bay Lines

Use: Waiting Room

Item 85263

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Exhibit

Instructors building, Little Chebeague Island, 1947

Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

Exhibit

Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

Exhibit

Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.

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Site

Powder horn

Cumberland Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.