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Item 21310

Hardware Store, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Brunswick

Media: Stereopticon slide

Item 22091

Furbish Hardware interior, Brunswick, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Brunswick

Media: Stereopticon slide

Item 81251

C. H. Towle Hardware, Dixfield, ca. 1915

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: circa 1915

Location: Dixfield

Media: Postcard

Tax Records Showing 3 of 5 View All

Item 37334

225-227 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Conant

Use: Store

Item 37336

229-231 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frederick Conant

Use: Store

Item 37337

233 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Cilnton W. Davis Agent

Use: Store

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Friendship Harbor and the steamboat landing, ca. 1910

Jameson & Wotton Wharf, Friendship

Since 1897, the Jameson & Wotton Wharf in Friendship has been an important addition to the community on Muscongus Bay. The wharf, which is accessible at all tides, was a steamboat stop for many years, as well as important to the lobster business.

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Cut in Williams Quarry, Rockland, ca. 1875

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.

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Northport Hotel, ca. 1900

Summer Folk: The Postcard View

Vacationers, "rusticators," or tourists began flooding into Maine in the last quarter of the 19th century. Many arrived by train or steamer. Eventually, automobiles expanded and changed the tourist trade, and some vacationers bought their own "cottages."

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Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943

Weatherbee Hardware Store window display, Lincoln, ca. 1943 Contributed by Lincoln Historical Society Description This display shows…

Site Page

E. A. Weatherbee, Lincoln, ca. 1900

Lincoln, Maine - Weatherbee Hardware

Our hardware store is my comparison to Weatherbee Hardware. Zachary Savage "How does this topic connect to you in your life today?" This connects…

Site Page

Memorial Day, Presque Isle, 1888

Presque Isle: The Star City - Memorial Day, Presque Isle, 1888

Freeman Hardware Store. Above the store door is the name, "Bouquet." Above the second floor is the sign, "Photography Rooms." Note the late 1880's…

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

Story

A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Catching live bait with Grandfather

by Randy Randall


We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.