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Keywords: Development

Historical Items

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Item 4175

Plan of the City of Portland, 1837

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1837 Location: Portland Media: paper

Item 4174

Map of Portland and vicinity, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900 Location: Portland Media: paper

Item 102260

Don't take the port out of Portland, 1986

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1986 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 57474

28 Hanover Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maurice Cowan Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 31992

8 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Marial B. Soule Style: victorian - double house Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 31993

17-21 A Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abee Herman Style: Second Empire Use: Dwelling - Double House

Exhibits

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Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

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Maine Through the Eyes of George W. French

George French, a native of Kezar Falls and graduate of Bates College, worked at several jobs before turning to photography as his career. He served for many years as photographer for the Maine Development Commission, taking pictures intended to promote both development and tourism.

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Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

Site Pages

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City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - The Development of an Island-wide Identity

The Development of an Island-wide Identity The Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ca.

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Blue Hill, Maine - Blue Hill Spearheads Development on the Downeast Coast

Blue Hill Spearheads Development on the Downeast Coast One of the last places on the Maine coast to be settled by the English was the Penobscot Bay…

My Maine Stories

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My career as a chemical engineer for S.D. Warren Paper Company
by Charles Dodge

I worked in S.D. Warren's laboratory, and developed paper coatings, like Ultracast technology

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My 40 years in Forestry and the Paper Industry in Maine
by Donna Cassese

I was the first female forester hired by Scott Paper and continue to find new uses for wood.

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Scientist Turned Artist Making Art Out of Trash
by Ian Trask

Bowdoin College alum returns to midcoast Maine to make environmentally conscious artwork