Keywords: Damage to property
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Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library
Contributed by: Patten Free Library
Date: circa 1870
Location: Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath
Media: mounted black-and-white photograph
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.
The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.
The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.
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Meanwhile, the library trustees turned the property over to the town thus creating another town department, the Partnership Food Pantry was…
The damages to the city totaled more than $200,000 dollars for all of the properties involved. The blaze started at the Sagadahock Livery Stable…
Now the property is host to the credit union and its parking lot. Alameda Opera House keys, Bath, ca.