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Item 82111

Title: Fire Engine 2, 'Medomak,' Waldoboro, ca. 1846

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1846

Location: Waldoboro

Media: wood and wrought iron

Item 14263

Title: Bangor Fire Department Engine 7

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Date: 1948

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

Item 10910

Title: New Brunswick and Canada Railroad steam engine.

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1880

Location: Houlton; St. John

Media: monochrome photograph

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Item 70929

Address: Engine House, Presumpscot Street (rear), Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Engine House

Item 74948

Address: Engine House, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Engine House

Item 74966

Address: Engine House, Thompsons Point, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad

Use: Engine House

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Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

Sailmaker's roping palm, 1888

A Tale of Two Sailmakers

Camden has been home to generations of fishermen, shipbuilders, sailmakers, and others who make their living through the sea. The lives of two Camden sailmakers, who were born nearly a century apart, became entwined at a small house on Limerock Street.

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.

Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.