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Keywords: Historic buildings

Historical Items

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Item 13042

Rear of Sanctuary, Phippsburg Congregational Church

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1802 Location: Phippsburg Media: Photographic print

Item 98592

Dixfield Historical Society sketch, Dixfield, ca. 2003

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society Date: circa 1993 Location: Dixfield Media: ink on paper

Item 13039

Fireplace, winter kitchen, James Merrill House, Falmouth

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1738 Location: Falmouth Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 53396

159-161 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dwelling - Historic and International Longfellow Society

Item 38578

Assessor's Record, 485 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Historical Society Use: Office

Item 38579

Assessor's Record, 485 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Maine Historical Society Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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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.

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Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

Site Pages

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St. Albans Historical Society

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Berwick Historical Society

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Dover-Foxcroft Historical Society

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