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Item 75599

Title: Congress Street at Forest Avenue, Portland, ca. 1933

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1933

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 20936

Title: East Deering Bypass, Portland, 1954

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1954-08-06

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 20937

Title: East Deering Bypass, Portland, 1953

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1953-10-07

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Item 89103

Address: Webber property, N. East End East End Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: James M.B. Webber

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82763

Address: Honan property, East Side Pleasant Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Patrick Honan

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 83869

Address: McVane property, East side Beach Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Lillian G McVane

Use: Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 10 View All


St-Jean-Baptiste portrayal, 1890

La St-Jean in Lewiston-Auburn

St-Jean-Baptiste Day -- June 24th -- in Lewiston-Auburn was a very public display of ethnic pride for nearly a century. Since about 1830, French Canadians had used St. John the Baptist's birthdate as a demonstration of French-Canadian nationalism.



Moosehead Steamboats

After the canoe, steamboats became the favored method of transportation on Moosehead Lake. They revolutionized movement of logs and helped promote tourism in the region.


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.

Sites Showing 3 of 11 View All


Team of trained moose, Caribou, 1942

Caribou Public Library

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


Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region

Eleven communities comprise the Western Foothills Region, all interconnected yet each with its own unique, rich history. This site is the beginning of the towns sharing their stories with the world, each other, and the next generation. Working closely with local schools, six historical societies came together to help the next generation understand the heritage of their area. We invite you to explore our exhibits that celebrate the individuals and events that formed our communities.


David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.