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Historical Items

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Item 18634

Colonial Hall

Contributed by: Jesup Memorial Library Date: circa 1925 Location: Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Item 35320

Restored Bellarmine Stoneware Jug, Bristol, 1610

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1610 Location: Bristol Media: Redware

Item 20301

Society of Colonial Wars, Portland, 1903

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1903-06-26 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 37131

7 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harry C Libby Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 37139

23 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Perley W Stevens Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 37172

40 Colonial Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Charles B Harper Use: Dwelling - Single Family & Office

Exhibits

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Popham Colony

George Popham and a group of fellow Englishmen arrived at the mouth of the Kennebec River, hoping to trade with Native Americans, find gold and other valuable minerals, and discover a Northwest passage. In 18 months, the fledgling colony was gone.

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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford

III. An undercurrent of danger: Colonial Biddeford Copy of Major Phillips sale of lands to Richard Russell, Biddeford, 1673Item Contributed…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Pike pole, Stockholm. ca. 1930 Item 19542 infoStockholm Historical Society Hand…

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony Adze. Stockholm. c. 1930 Item 19524 infoStockholm Historical Society Adzes.

My Maine Stories

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How Belfast was the Chicken Capital of the Northeast
by Ralph Chavis

My memories of spending time in Belfast as a child when my father worked in the chicken industry.

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Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente