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Item 20923

Sketch of Dartmoor Prison, 1815

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1815

Location: Princeton

Media: Ink, watercolor on paper

Item 51996

St. Francis College, Biddeford, ca. 1955

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1955

Location: Biddeford

Media: postcard

Item 36103

Alexander Pierce gravesite, England, ca. 1874

Contributed by: Pierce Family Collection through Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1874

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 54058

41-47 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 54059

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

Owner in 1924: New England Telephone Company

Use: Office & Telephone Exchange

Item 38170

278-280 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Army Supply

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 84 View All

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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.

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Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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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 3 of 42 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.

Site

Switchboard operators, Lewiston, ca. 1893

Telephone Museum

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My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine

by Doug Rawlings


Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk


My life and career as a USAF Nurse