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Item 99435

Title: Civil War veterans at Memorial Hall, Belfast, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Belfast Free Library

Date: circa 1890

Location: Belfast

Media: Photograph on card

Item 23103

Title: James Foss Davis, Ellsworth, ca. 1875

Contributed by: Ellsworth Public Library

Date: circa 1875

Location: Ellsworth

Media: Photograph

Item 76340

Title: Town Meeting Warrant, Baldwin, 1802

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society

Date: 1802-08-14

Location: Baldwin

Media: Ink on paper

Tax Records Showing 3 of 3 View All

Item 50794

Address: Assessor's Record, 65-79 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: U.S. Government

Use: Post Office

Item 53805

Address: Assessor's Record, 314 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: United States Government

Use: Custom House

Item 63258

Address: Assessor's Record, 65-79 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: United States Government

Use: Post Office

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Exhibit

Civil Defense Week End poster, 1958

Civil Defense: Fear and Safety

In the 1950s and the 1960s, Maine's Civil Defense effort focused on preparedness for hurricanes, floods and other natural disasters and a more global concern, nuclear war. Civil Defense materials urged awareness, along with measures like storing food and other staple items and preparing underground or other shelters.

Exhibit

King Tavern and Customs House, Bath, ca. 1910

William King

Maine's first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine's achieving statehood in 1820. Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state's constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.

Exhibit

Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.

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Site

235-237 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, 1924

City of Portland Planning & Urban Development

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Site

Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

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Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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