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Item 27937

Sagadahock National Bank, Bath, ca. 1876

Contributed by: Maine Maritime Museum Date: circa 1876 Location: Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath; Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 27193

Elm Street, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Location: Thomaston Media: Photographic print

Item 26633

Thomaston High School, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Contributed by: Thomaston Historical Society Date: circa 1871 Location: Thomaston Media: Postcard


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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.


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.


Drawing Together: Art of the Longfellows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is best know as a poet, but he also was accomplished in drawing and music. He shared his love of drawing with most of his siblings. They all shared the frequent activity of drawing and painting with their children. The extended family included many professional as well as amateur artists, and several architects.

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - Architecture

… 4-SquareItem Contributed byNylander Museum Greek RevivalItem Contributed byNylander Museum From the first humble log cabin beginnings…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - The Thomaston Academy

The Academy building is a fine example of Greek Revival architecture, with a triangular pediment, entablature and columned portico.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Montpelier

… who popularized the Adamesque style that used elements found in classical Greek architecture. This elegant mansion was a home fit for royalty.