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Historical Items Showing 3 of 508 View All

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 Showing 3 of 7 View All

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 Showing 3 of 89 View All

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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.

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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.

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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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John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823

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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Silhouette of Peleg Wadsworth, Portland, ca. 1800

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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Silhouette of Zilpah and Stephen Longfellow

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 Showing 3 of 10 View All

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.

Story

Apple Time - a vist to the ancestral farm

by Randy Randall


Memories from childhood of visiting the family homestead in Limington during apple picking time.

Story

Story of the "little nun"

by Felicia Garant


My grandmother made a nun's outfit for me