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Historical Items

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Item 82263

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

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department Date: circa 1960 Location: Waldoboro Media: Photographic print

Item 14387

Hose 5 Fire Museum

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Date: 2004-07-10 Location: Bangor Media: Brick

Item 14904

Exxon Station Fire, Bangor

Contributed by: Hose 5 Fire Museum Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 76294

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

Owner in 1924: City of Portland Use: Fire Station

Item 68999

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

Owner in 1924: City of Portland Use: Fire Station

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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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.

Site Pages

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Hose 5 Fire Museum

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

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Bar Harbor Fire Department

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

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Historic Hallowell - Post Office and Fire Station

during the aftermath of the ice storm. The pictures to the left were used during the fire chief interview.

My Maine Stories

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Story

Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

Story

We will remember
by Sam Kelley

My service in the Vietnam War

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima