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Item 79081

G.F. Shepley appointment as U.S. Attorney, 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1848 Location: Portland; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100883

Sebago Lake Reservoir, Standish, ca. 1912

Contributed by: Portland Water District Date: 1912 Location: Standish Media: Photographic print

Item 79083

Pres. Buchanan letter about Bath ship, Washington, 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1848 Location: Portland; Washington; Bath Media: Ink on paper

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.


George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Debates Over Suffrage

While numerous Mainers worked for and against woman suffrage in the state in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, some also worked on the national level, seeking a federal amendment to allow women the right to vote

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Guilford, Maine - Historic Buildings - Page 1 of 2

Both were located on Hudson Avenue. In the rear, between the two buildings, is a large carriage barn. This was later the home of Attorney John P.

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

… Communication Center, County Treasurer, District Attorney, Register of Deeds, Register of Probate, and the Sheriff's Department.

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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Brief History

… became a busy hub for noted doctors and attorneys. The banks, stores and insurance companies flourished.