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Historical Items (122)  |  Tax Records (5)  |  Exhibits (8)  |  Sites (9)  | 

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Item 6009

Title: Semi-centennial parade, Gardiner, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1899

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photograph

Item 11768

Title: Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Gardiner, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photographic print

Item 13047

Title: Oaklands, Gardiner, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1962

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 41106

Address: Assessor's Record, 328-332 Brackett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ella Gardiner

Use: Garage

Item 47810

Address: 764-768 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harriot M Gardiner

Use: Apartment

Item 48795

Address: 69-75 Deerfield Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Herbert N Gardiner

Style: Vernacular Victorian

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All

Exhibit

Waldo-Hancock Bridge Dedication, June 9, 1932

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge

The Waldo-Hancock Bridge is in the process of being dismantled after over 70 years of service. The Maine State Archives has a number of records related to the history of this famous bridge that are presented in this exhibition.

Exhibit

Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Site

Artist's rendition of Skowhegan Free Public Library

Skowhegan Free Public Library

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

Site

Harvesting grain, Skowhegan, ca. 1920

Skowhegan Community History

The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.

Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.