Keywords: Down Easters
Take a tour and see some of the beautiful old buildings that used to be on Madison Avenue, Skowhegan? A few still remain, but most have been torn down.
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.
… 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…
… and Captain Samuel Watts produced several Down Easters, a practical replacement for the clipper ships.
All the girls were adorned in new Easter hats and pretty dresses that were beautifully puffed out with crinoline petty coats underneath; the boys…