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Historical Items

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Item 7942

Arthur Freeman

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Media: Photoprint

Item 9167

John Adams letter to Samuel Freeman, 1777

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1777-04-27 Location: Portland; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 16465

Freeman House, Southwest Harbor, 1890

Contributed by: Southwest Harbor Public Library Date: 1890 Location: Southwest Harbor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 52946

9 Freeman Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Anna B Farrar Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 52947

10 Freeman Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert S Marr Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 52948

17 Freeman Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dartmouth Real Estate Co. Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

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Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Foster (1822-1892) enlisted from Freeman in Company A, 7th Maine Infantry and served from 1864 to 1865.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1886 Item 61129 infoStrong Historical Society Amos D. Starbird and his wife, Mary Jane Gilkey, raised their family in Freeman and operated a…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Memorial Day, Presque Isle, 1888

Freeman Hardware Store. Above the store door is the name, "Bouquet." Above the second floor is the sign, "Photography Rooms." Note the late 1880's…