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Item 9319

Greely Institute, Cumberland, 1921

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: 1921-07-18

Location: Cumberland

Media: Photographic print

Item 31520

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

Contributed by: Prince Memorial Library

Date: circa 1871

Location: Cumberland

Media: Ink and watercolor on paper

Item 31016

Cumberland, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Cumberland

Media: Stereograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 16864 View All

Item 42135

422 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louis Weinstein

Use: Rooming House

Item 42160

451 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Esther B Dalton

Use: Apartments

Item 42231

553 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sadie M Bloom

Use: Apartments

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Carved eagle for Anshe Sfard synagogue Torah ark, Portland, ca. 1917

Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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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.

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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.

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Luther Lawrence, ca. 1861

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Exhibits

… Library "Main Streets" of North Yarmouth and Cumberland X Maine's Pauper Laws and the Cumberland Overseers of the Poor X…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Welcome

Welcome X Welcome to Cumberland and North Yarmouth’s website – we’re glad you found us! Ancient North Yarmouth, the original 1680 plantation in…

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Titcomb shipyard, Kennebunk Landing, ca. 1850-60

Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Sweetser, Phyllis Sturdivant. Cumberland, Maine in four centuries. Cumberland, Maine: Town of Cumberland, 1976. Text by Thomas C. Bennett