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Historical Items

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Item 14714

Edgar M. Robinson, Good Will Homes, 1943

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1943-07-17 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 14219

Tenterden Tablets, Good Will Homes, Fairfield

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1916 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 14712

Barn at Good Will Homes, Fairfield, ca. 1915

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: circa 1915 Location: Fairfield Media: Lantern slide

Tax Records

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Item 57933

91 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Children's Hospital Use: Connecting Corridor

Item 57932

56-70 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Children's Hospital Use: Hospital

Item 87371

Missionary Society M.E. Church property, Maine Conference Women's Home, East End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Missionary Society M.E. Church Use: Italian Fresh Air Camp

Exhibits

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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May Baskets, a Dog, and a Party for Children

Two women thinking intruders were coming into their Biddeford Pool home, let the dog out to chase them away. Later, they discovered the truth about the noise at their door.

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823

John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904) of…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth Era: 1786-1807

Ten of their eleven children lived to adulthood and grew up in this home. Peleg Wadsworth (1748-1826) "What will you do for a cow? If Charles cannot…

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

… and damp air, and the rigors of bearing eight children left her in precarious health. Stephen Longfellow (1776-1849) Stephen Longfellow was born in…

My Maine Stories

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What Maine Means to Me
by Nicolette B. Meister

How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

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The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.

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Growing up in Lewiston
by Kathy Becvar

Growing up in Lewiston in the 1960s and 1970s.