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Historical Items (224)  |  Tax Records (2)  |  Exhibits (26)  |  Sites (30)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 224 View All

Item 82263

Title: Fire Engines at Jefferson Street Station, Waldoboro, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1960

Location: Waldoboro

Media: photograph

Item 14387

Title: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Date: 1897

Location: Bangor

Media: Brick

Item 14904

Title: Exxon Station Fire, Bangor

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum

Location: Bangor

Media: Photograph

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Item 76294

Address: Assessor's Record, 153-159 Spring Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Fire Station

Item 68999

Address: Assessor's Record, 577-599 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: City of Portland

Use: Fire Station

Exhibits Showing 3 of 26 View All

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

Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Site

Fire Station Sign, Bangor

Hose 5 Fire Museum

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

Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.