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Item 1422

Grandfather clock, Pooler Mansion, Skowhegan, 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1940-07-17

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Photographic print

Item 29315

Bodwell House, Hallowell, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Jim Sullivan through Hubbard Free Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Hallowell

Media: Postcard

Item 82339

George Chase Letter on CCC, Brownville Junction, 1991

Contributed by: Maine Conservation Corps

Date: circa 1940

Location: Brownville Junction; Bar Harbor

Media: Ink on paper

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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.

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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Page Terrace, Fairfield, ca. 1930

Good Will-Hinckley: Building a Landscape

The landscape at the Good Will-Hinckley campus in Fairfield was designed to help educate and influence the orphans and other needy children at the school and home.

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Lilian Washburn with cow, Livermore, ca. 1900

Washburn-Norlands Living History Center

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

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

According to local history, Swan's close friend General Henry Knox used this structure as a model for the Knox Mansion in Thomaston.

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Garrison Cove Marker on Black Point Road in Scarborough

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

Southgate Mansion, Scarborough, ca. 1900Item Contributed byScarborough Historical Society & Museum Per family tradition, Dr.