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Historical Items Showing 3 of 46 View All

Item 1461

Letter from Rebecca Usher on soldiers' hospital, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1865-05-06

Location: City Point

Media: Ink and pencil on paper

Item 33530

View of Downtown Bangor from City Hall Tower, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1870

Location: Bangor

Media: Stereograph

Item 10787

City Buildings, Biddeford, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Biddeford

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 51 View All

Item 89200

Varney property, City Point Road, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William H. Varney

Use: Dwelling

Item 89219

Quint property, City Point Road S. side, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert W. Quint

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 89220

Coe property, City Point Road S. side, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Helen Louise Coe

Use: Summer Dwelling

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Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Nursing students, Eastern Maine General Hospital, ca. 1898

One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Site Page

Ruins of Somesville neighborhood fire, Saco, 1908

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Cities of Smoke and Soot

… were carried by intense wind as far as Five Points in Biddeford. The flames threatened the Deering-Proctor Lumber Company as well as the Diamond…

Site Page

Dam across Prestile Stream, Presque Isle, 1910

Presque Isle: The Star City - Arthur R. Gould

At that point, Walter agreed not to sell his business, but would become an inactive partner and Arthur would take over the business.

Site Page

Central Congregational Church, Bath, 1967

Bath's Historic Downtown - Intersection of Centre and Washington

The intersection still acts as the point of parting; to the east lies Woolwich, to the south Phippsburg, to the west, West Bath and Brunswick, and…

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima