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Item 79969

Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society Date: 1923-08-02 Location: Rumford Media: Photographic print

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Leonard Dam, Ellsworth, 1923

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library Date: 1923-04-29 Location: Ellsworth Media: Postcard

Item 27883

Front Street looking north from Arch Street, Bath, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Patten Free Library Date: circa 1870 Location: Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath Media: mounted black-and-white photograph


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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.


The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

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.


Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

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.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

Meanwhile, the library trustees turned the property over to the town thus creating another town department, the Partnership Food Pantry was…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Ledyard Block

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…

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Bath's Historic Downtown - Entertainment- Alameda and Opera House

Now the property is host to the credit union and its parking lot. Alameda Opera House keys, Bath, ca.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey