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Historical Items (418)  |  Tax Records (41)  |  Exhibits (57)  |  Sites (28)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 418 View All

Item 14351

Title: Tobey's Army, Good Will Home, 1917

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1917

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Photograph

Item 14350

Title: Teacher and Good Will Boys, Fairfield, 1890

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes

Date: 1893

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Photographic Print

Item 59816

Title: Home Economics initiation, Farmington, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF

Date: circa 1950

Location: Farmington

Media: photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 41 View All

Item 99092

Address: 116 Front Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louis Peterson

Use: Dwelling

Item 99083

Address: 8-12 Front Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Irene D. Rowe

Use: Dwelling

Item 99084

Address: 94-104 Front Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Ralph J. Morash

Use: Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 57 View All

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

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

Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Site

Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Store, 1882

Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland

When Peleg Wadsworth built his house in 1785, what is now Congress Street in Portland was on the rural outskirts of the community known as Falmouth. The house passed on to other family members and Portland changed around what remained a family home until 1901, when it became a historic house museum.

Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

Survey Chart, Islesboro, 1884

Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay

A history of one of Maine’s many populated islands. The site was created by a team consisting of representatives from Islesboro Historical Society, Islesboro Central School, and the Alice L. Pendleton Library. Early settlements, businesses and cottage industries, schools, water transportation, and summer resorts are the topics covered.