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Item 98592

Title: Dixfield Historical Society sketch, Dixfield, ca. 2003

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 2003

Location: Dixfield

Media: black ink print on white paper

Item 36140

Title: Maine Historical Society Research Library, Portland, ca. 1995

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1995

Location: Portland

Media: Postcard

Item 13707

Title: Smelt houses, Stroudwater, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1898

Location: Portland

Media: Glass negative

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Item 53396

Address: 159-161 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Dwelling - Historic and International Longfellow Society

Item 38578

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

Owner in 1924: Maine Historical Society

Use: Office

Item 38579

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

Owner in 1924: Maine Historical Society

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

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.

Exhibit

Anne Longfellow drawing, ca. 1818

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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Site

Skowhegan Doughboys in France, 1918, WW I

Skowhegan History House

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Dedication of monument to Blue Hill's founders, 1910

Blue Hill, Maine

The history of a small, but vibrant, Downeast village as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include Blue Hill Historical Society, Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Consolidated School, George Stevens Academy, the Bay School, and the Jonathan Fisher House. Some of the topics covered include the arts, Jonathan Fisher, the Blue Hill Fair, Rusticators, the Civil War, education, and shipbuilding.

Site

Front Street, From Post Office Square, Bath. ca. 1930

Bath's Historic Downtown

The history of downtown Bath as created by the students of Bath Middle School, with assistance from members of the Sagadahoc History & Genealogy Room at the Patten Free Library and Bath Historical Society. Seventeen exhibits examine various historic blocks in the downtown section of the city.