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Item 6009

Semi-centennial parade, Gardiner, 1899

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1899

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photograph

Item 11768

Robert Hallowell Gardiner, Gardiner, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1860

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photographic print

Item 13047

Oaklands, Gardiner, 1962

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1837

Location: Gardiner

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 41106

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

Owner in 1924: Ella Gardiner

Use: Garage

Item 47810

764-768 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Harriot M Gardiner

Use: Apartment

Item 48795

69-75 Deerfield Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Herbert N Gardiner

Style: Vernacular Victorian

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits Showing 3 of 10 View All


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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.


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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.


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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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Artist's rendition of Skowhegan Free Public Library

Skowhegan Free Public Library

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


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.


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.

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My father's world - the old farm in Richmond, Maine

by Donald C. Cunningham

A story about my father and our family.


A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith

Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.