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Historical Items Showing 3 of 530 View All

Item 20923

Title: Sketch of Dartmoor Prison, 1815

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1815-02-06

Location: Princeton

Media: Ink, watercolor on paper

Item 51996

Title: St. Francis College, Biddeford, ca. 1955

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1955

Location: Biddeford

Media: postcard

Item 21666

Title: C. A. England home, Caribou, ca. 1922

Contributed by: Nylander Museum

Date: circa 1922

Location: Caribou

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 54058

Address: 41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 54059

Address: Assessor's Record, 41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 38170

Address: 278-280 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Army Supply

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 13 View All

Exhibit

Westbrook Seminary students, ca. 1855

Westbrook Seminary: Educating Women

Westbrook Seminary, built on Stevens Plain in 1831, was founded to educate young men and young women. Seminaries traditionally were a form of advanced secondary education. Westbrook Seminary served an important function in admitting women students, for whom education was less available in the early and mid nineteenth century.

Exhibit

10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

Exhibit

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ca. 1829

Longfellow: The Man Who Invented America

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man and a poet of New England conscience. He was influenced by his ancestry and his Portland boyhood home and experience.

Sites Showing 2 of 2 View All

Site

Class of 1890, Westbrook Seminary

Abplanalp Library, UNE

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Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.