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Historical Items

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Item 14589

Snowball hammer

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: 1720 - 1800 Media: forged iron

Item 14459

Cobbler's hammer

Contributed by: Davistown Museum Date: 1840 - 1865 Media: Cast steel and wood

Item 19454

Macadam Hammer

Contributed by: Maine Granite Industry Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Mount Desert; Hall Quarry Media: Wood and Metal

Tax Records

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Item 64302

42-44 Morning Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick C. Hammer Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 98956

Assessor's Record, 1929-2013 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Riverton Realty Company Use: Amusement

Exhibits

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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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A Celebration of Skilled Artisans

The Maine Charitable Mechanic Association, an organization formed to promote and support skilled craftsmen, celebrated civic pride and members' trades with a parade through Portland on Oct. 8, 1841 at which they displayed 17 painted linen banners with graphic and textual representations of the artisans' skills.

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Yarmouth: Leader in Soda Pulp

Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

… Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Plug Drill Hammer Item 19453 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society The work was done by hand with…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry

Maine Granite Industry-Hall Quarry Macadam Hammer Item 19454 infoMaine Granite Industry Historical Society Cutters owned their own kits-…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Luther Lawrence: A Soldier's Accoutrements

… fulminate of mercury which, when struck by the hammer, would spark and set fire to the powder that had been packed into the musket barrel.

My Maine Stories

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Decontie and Brown's venture in high fashion design
by Decontie and Brown

Penobscot haute couture designs from Bangor