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Item 11518

Title: Grand Trunk Station, Portland, 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1938-08-13

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 12509

Title: Grand Trunk Station, Grain Elevator, Portland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1898

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

Item 11519

Title: Grand Trunk station, Portland, ca. 1904

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1904

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

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Item 53355

Address: 84-184 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Canadian National Railroad

Use: Railroad - Station

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Exhibit

Soldiers, North Yarmouth, 1942

Guarding Maine Rail Lines

Black soldiers served in Maine during World War II, assigned in small numbers throughout the state to guard Grand Trunk rail lines from a possible German attack. The soldiers, who lived in railroad cars near their posts often interacted with local residents.

Exhibit

473-477 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

A Snapshot of Portland, 1924: The Taxman Cometh

In 1924, with Portland was on the verge of profound changes, the Tax Assessors Office undertook a project to document every building in the city -- with photographs and detailed information that provide a unique view into Portland's architecture, neighborhoods, industries, and businesses.

Exhibit

Edith Knight Moulton, ca. 1900

The Arrival of Winter

The astronomical arrival of winter -- also known as the winter solstice -- marks the year's shortest day and the season of snow and cold. It usually arrives on December 21.

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Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.

Site

1794 map of Farmington

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown

The history of Farmington as depicted by representatives from Farmington Historical Society, Farmington Public Library, Center for Community GIS, University of Maine at Farmington, and the Mallett School. Topics covered include education, culture, early settlers, important residents, agriculture, and a special section on maps.