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Item 100151

Third Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, 2012

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 2012

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Cloth

Item 100150

Second Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, ca. 1998

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1998

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Cloth

Item 100149

Original Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1960

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Cloth

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Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

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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.

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Soldiers' Monument and Library, Pittsfield, 1904

Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Chapman Building, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1924

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Wadsworth-Longfellow House, 1786-1960

… was probably made from the roof of the Porteous Department Store – now the location of the Maine College of Art.

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell History Bibliography

Washington, D.C.:U.S. Department of the Interior-National Park Service, 1970. “Hallowell in the Olden Time.” Maine Cultivator and Hallowell Gazette…

Site Page

Ice Storm, Wingate Residence, Hallowell, 1998

Historic Hallowell - Ice Storm Interviews - Page 2 of 2

For safety purposes your hospitals and fire departments and places like that had generators, so they were able to stay open and be helpful.

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A Lifelong Romance with Retail

by George A Smith


Maine's once plentiful small retail stores.

Story

Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII

by Vera Cleaves


West Point during World War II