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Historical Items (6287)  |  Tax Records (16858)  |  Exhibits (18)  |  Sites (52)  | 

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Item 9319

Title: Greely Institute, Cumberland, 1921

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: 1921-07-18

Location: Cumberland

Media: Photograph

Item 31520

Title: Locating the old houses of Cumberland map, by Hope Dilloway, 1989

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library

Date: 1989

Location: Cumberland

Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Item 31016

Title: Cumberland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Cumberland

Media: Photographs; Stereographs

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Item 42135

Address: 422 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louis Weinstein

Use: Rooming House

Item 42160

Address: 451 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Esther B Dalton

Use: Apartments

Item 42911

Address: 321 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ralph R Dunham

Use: Laundry

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Exhibit

Girls playing basketball, Naples, ca. 1930

Summer Camps

Maine is home to dozens of summer-long youth camps and untold numbers of day camps that take advantage of water, woods, and fresh air. While the children, counselors, and other staff come to Maine in the summer, the camps live on throughout the year and throughout the lives of many of the campers.

Exhibit

Reddy Kilowatt lapel pin, ca. 1955

Wired! How Electricity Came to Maine

As early as 1633, entrepreneurs along the Piscataqua River in southern Maine utilized the force of the river to power a sawmill, recognizing the potential of the area's natural power sources, but it was not until the 1890s that technology made widespread electricity a reality -- and even then, consumers had to be urged to use it.

Exhibit

Pvt. John E. Stewart on letter writing, Virginia, 1861

Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

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Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.

Site

Town meeting minutes, Cumberland, 1863

Town of Cumberland

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Site

Powder horn

Cumberland Historical Society

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