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Item 14714

Title: Edgar M. Robinson, Good Will Homes, 1943

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1943-07-17

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Print

Item 14219

Title: Tenterden Tablets, Good Will Homes, Fairfield

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1916

Location: Fairfield

Media: Photograph

Item 14712

Title: 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

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Item 57933

Address: 91 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Children's Hospital

Use: Connecting Corridor

Item 57932

Address: 56-70 Danforth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Children's Hospital

Use: Hospital

Item 87371

Address: 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

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

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.


Ladies surround child on small slide at a children's party at Biddeford Pool, 1917

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.


Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

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.

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Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.


John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.