Keywords: Engine houses
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Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department
Date: circa 1846
Media: wood and wrought iron
Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum
Media: Photographic print
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Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad
Use: Engine House
Owner in 1924: The Portland & Ogdensburg Railroad
Use: Engine House
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.
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.
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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On the map, the buildings on the property were an engine house and two other houses that were owned by J.
Hall went back to New Meadows and talked the engineer, Mr. A. B. Burditt, who was also a diver, and had him put the suit on.
As a civil engineer for the United States Coast Survey, he charted the shoreline and harbors of New England.
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by Adam R. Cote
Military Service has had a deep impact my life