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Historical Items

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Item 31600

Mark on commemorative tea cup, Biddeford, ca. 1905

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1905 Location: Biddeford Media: china

Item 36411

Portrait of Louise Caroline (Wilcox) Putnam, York, ca. 1856

Contributed by: Old York Historical Society Date: circa 1856 Location: York Media: oil on canvas

Item 31155

Water Street, Lubec, ca. 1961

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: circa 1961 Location: Lubec Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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.

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Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.

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Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods

To the far East, China, was experiencing difficulties with the same problem. The Yangzete river had flooded and many Chinese people were in twist.

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Tate House Museum

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Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

… Kexiong, Chen. Yangtze! Yangtze! China, 1870, http://www.threegorgesprobe.org/pi/documents/three_gorges/Yangtze/ch18.html Lyn Riddle, published…