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Historical Items

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Item 76124

Gov. Horace Hildreth, Florida, 1946

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1946 Location: Miami Media: Photographic print

Item 81786

Alba Court Inn, New Smyrna, Florida, ca. 1908

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1908 Location: New Smyrna Media: Postcard

Item 102084

Carl Milliken, Charles B. Clark and Naval Officers at the Maine Centennial, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Tax Records

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Item 43129

38-40 Cushman Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Sarah H Soule Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 82447

Washington property, E. Side Oakland Avenue & W. Side Meridian, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mabel R. Washington Style: Cottage Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

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The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

Site Pages

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Hollingsworth Fine Arts

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

Site Page

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Savage Family Hotel Page Images -III

… Family Hotel Page Images -III Alba Court Inn, New Smyrna, Florida, ca. 1908 Item 81786 infoMount Desert Island Historical Society

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Lincoln, Maine - Roger Weatherbee of Lincoln in his P-51 H fighter plane, 1946

Roger flew this plane from Florida to Presque Isle air base after being stationed in Florida after WW II.

My Maine Stories

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Story

making light
by David Johansen

My relationship with Maine and how and why I make neon lights here.

Story

Peter Spanos fled the genocide in Turkey to Maine
by anonymous

Peter Spanos fled the Greek genocide in Smyrna in 1922, coming to Maine to work as a fruit peddler

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II