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Historical Items

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Item 14351

Tobey's Army, Good Will Home, 1917

Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes Date: 1917 Location: Fairfield Media: Photographic print

Item 6692

Sturgis Home, Danville, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Androscoggin Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Danville; Auburn Media: Photographic print

Item 74895

Triangle Tourist Home, Lubec, 1975

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society Date: 1975 Location: Lubec Media: Kodachrome slide

Tax Records

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Item 38550

394-402 Congress Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Maine Use: Bank & Offices

Item 50817

116-124 Exchange Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Union Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Maine Use: Offices

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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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.

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Independence and Challenges: The Life of Hannah Pierce

Hannah Pierce (1788-1873) of West Baldwin, who remained single, was the educated daughter of a moderately wealthy landowner and businessman. She stayed at the family farm throughout her life, operating the farm and her various investments -- always in close touch with her siblings.

Site Pages

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Privy

… some insights into the nature of working class life in an urban household of mid-19th-century Portland.

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

Gradually, the house was no longer in a rural setting. But Portland and the nature of urban life has changed dramatically.

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Home: The Wadsworth-Longfellow House and Portland - The Longfellow Era: 1807-1901

… Longfellow lived in the house for most of her life. She and her husband, Stephen, rented the house from her father, Peleg Wadsworth, beginning in…

My Maine Stories

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life

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Norcross Deer Hunting
by Albert Fowler

How hunting has impacted my life

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Welcome home Sgt. Cunningham
by Donald C Cunningham

It was great to be back in Maine.