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Historical Items Showing 3 of 29 View All

Item 36208

Title: Dodge Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1907

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black and white photograph

Item 31903

Title: Late 20th century on Water Street, Lubec, 1965-75

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1950

Location: Lubec

Media: Photograph, polaroid

Item 36015

Title: Westerly side of Madison Avenue, Skowhegan, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: circa 1870

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black and White Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 34915

Address: 67 Brentwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William H Dodge

Use: Greenhouse

Item 34920

Address: Assessor's Record, 67- 69 Brentwood Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William E Dodge

Use: Office & Heating Plant

Item 34921

Address: Assessor's Record, 67 Brentwood Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William E Dodge

Use: Garage

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Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Great War and Armistice Day

In 1954, November 11 became known as Veterans Day, a time to honor American veterans of all wars. The holiday originated, however, as a way to memorialize the end of World War I, November 11, 1918, and to "perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations." Mainers were involved in World War I as soldiers, nurses, and workers on the homefront aiding the military effort.

Exhibit

Lady with Dove, ca. 1830

A City Awakes: Arts and Artisans of Early 19th Century Portland

Portland's growth from 1786 to 1860 spawned a unique social and cultural environment and fostered artistic opportunity and creative expression in a broad range of the arts, which flowered with the increasing wealth and opportunity in the city.

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Site

Four men line fishing from a dory, Swan's Island, ca. 1910

Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary

A look back at island life in Maine as captured by a team consisting of Swan's Island Educational Society representatives, which encompasses the community's library and historical society, a class from the Swan's Island School, and an Island Fellow from the Island Institute. Exhibit topics examine islanders at work and play, Baird's Quarry, old buildings, and the changing role of women on the island.

Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.