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Item 14347

Title: George Walter Hinckley, the founder of Good Will Homes

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

Date: circa 1920

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Photographic Print

Item 14218

Title: Fresh vegetables, Good Will Homes, ca. 1900

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

Date: circa 1900

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Print

Item 14353

Title: Grange Cottage, Good Will Homes, 1911

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

Date: 1911

Location: Fairfield

Media: Black and White Photographic Print

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Item 87453

Address: House & Home Company property, N. Side Epps Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: House & Home Company

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 87455

Address: Pratt and House & Home Company property, N. Side Epps Street, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Albert N. Pratt and House & Home Company

Use: Summer Dwelling

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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

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

Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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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

Men studying, Portland, ca. 1940

The Cedars

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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.