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Historical Items (252)  |  Tax Records (118)  |  Exhibits (42)  |  Sites (16)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 252 View All

Item 4010

Title: John Calvin Stevens' European travels, Near St. Gobain, France, 1892

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1892-08-14

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7583

Title: Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1918-07-15

Location: Sein-et-Marne; Skowhegan

Media: Black & White Photograph

Item 22421

Title: Kearsarge and the Alabama, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1864

Location: Cherbourg

Media: Oil on canvas

Tax Records Showing 3 of 118 View All

Item 52236

Address: 133 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Guy E Sawtelle

Use: Bungalow

Item 52239

Address: 143 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Bernard H Quinn

Use: Bungalow

Item 52240

Address: 144 Frances Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Myrtle V Hargadon

Use: Bungalow

Exhibits Showing 3 of 42 View All

Exhibit

Olson-Oberg aerial wedding, Caribou, 1930

A Parade, an Airplane and Two Weddings

Two couples, a parade from downtown Caribou to the airfield, and two airplane flights were the scene in 1930 when the couples each took off in a single-engine plane to tie the knot high over Aroostook County.

Exhibit

Nave, St. Peter and Paul Church, Lewiston

La Basilique Lewiston

Like many cities in France, Lewiston and Auburn's skylines are dominated by a cathedral-like structure, St. Peter and Paul Church. Now designated a basilica by the Vatican, it stands as a symbol of French Catholic contributions to the State of Maine.

Exhibit

Good Will Farm roundel, Fairfield, 1918

George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

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Site

John and Mary Towle Jr. homestead, Dixfield, ca. 1900

Dixfield Historical Society

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

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.