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Historical Items

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Item 67296

City Council resolve after death of Mayor Jonathan Tuck, Biddeford, 1861

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1861-01-19 Location: Biddeford Media: Ink on paper

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Item 21616

Skowhegan home funeral, 1927

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: 1927 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

Item 10971

Politicans at Longley funeral, August 20, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1980-08-20 Location: Lewiston Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 42814

289 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Estate of John S. Cushman Use: Funeral Parlor

Item 48942

15 Deering Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: RH Flaherty & Son Use: Funeral Parlor

Item 47783

747 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Hay & Peabody Use: Funeral Parlor


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Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.


John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.


Elise Fellows White - Student Exhibit

Elise Fellows White was a violinist from Skowhegan who traveled all over the world to share her music.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: The Funeral

Henry Knox: The Funeral Thomaston Cavalry BannerThis is the banner that the Thomaston Cavalry may have carried in Henry Knox's funeral

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 72-120

Martin described her illness, death, and funeral in detail. He also wrote about their son Junior, dances and dance schools, the final days of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Mabelle Martin's casket, Bangor, 1899

… that teachers arranged the flowers for the casket and funeral. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

My Maine Stories

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Nemo's Nightmare of World War I
by Mike and Bryan Luciano

Franklyn J. "Nemo" Burbank of Livermore Falls was our ancestor who fought in World War I.