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Historical Items (16)  |  Tax Records (6)  |  Exhibits (3)  |  Sites (1)  | 

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Item 98782

Title: Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

Item 98777

Title: Gay Block Fire, Waldoboro, 1962

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

Item 98768

Title: Gay Block Fire of 1962, Waldoboro

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 1962-02-22

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Photograph

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Item 99174

Address: 13-17 Gay Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William A. Soule

Use: Dwelling

Item 99172

Address: 7-11 Gay Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Vertner A. Stahl

Use: Dwelling

Item 99171

Address: 1-5 Gay Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Leroy E. Townsend

Use: Dwelling

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Exhibit

Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

Promoting Rockland Through a Stereopticon, 1875

Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.

Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

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Site

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.