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Item 26297

Baring Brothers Launch, Thomaston 1877

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: 1877

Location: Thomaston

Media: Photographic print

Item 27830

Schooner Ella M. Willey, Thomaston, 1891

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society

Date: circa 1891

Location: Thomaston

Media: Photographic print

Item 79934

Rumford Point Ferry, Rumford, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Rumford

Media: Postcard

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Notice of Daniel Webster death, Portland, 1852

A Riot of Words: Ballads, Posters, Proclamations and Broadsides

Imagine a day 150 years ago. Looking down a side street, you see the buildings are covered with posters and signs.

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473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

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Trustees' Office, Sabbathday Lake Shaker Village, ca. 1915

In Time and Eternity: Shakers in the Industrial Age

"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.

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Ship Frank F. Curling, Thomaston, 1878

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Edward O'Brien moves to Thomaston - 1850s

… and barges to full-rigged ships called Down Easters. The Honorable Edward O’Brien and Captain Samuel Watts were two of the most successful shipyard…

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Dunn and Elliot's Sail Loft, Thomaston, Maine 2008

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Shipbuilding During and after the Civil War - 1861 to 1900

… and Captain Samuel Watts produced several Down Easters, a practical replacement for the clipper ships.

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Dixfield Congregational Church, High Street, Dixfield, 2006.

Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield's Church on the Hill

All the girls were adorned in new Easter hats and pretty dresses that were beautifully puffed out with crinoline petty coats underneath; the boys…