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Item 12191

Title: The Homestead, Bailey Island, 1938

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1938-08-26

Location: Harpswell; Bailey Island

Media: Photograph, print

Item 20474

Title: Homestead of Joseph M. Perry

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Topsham

Media: Photograph

Item 21168

Title: Jordan Homestead, 1900

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum

Date: circa 1900

Location: Mount Desert; Mount Desert

Media: Postcard

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Item 58150

Address: 4 Homestead Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roy A. Meserre

Use: Dwelling - Single House

Item 58151

Address: Assessor's Record, 4 Homestead Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Roy A. Meserre

Use: Garage

Item 85196

Address: Sterling property, N. Side Homestead Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Frank D Sterling

Use: Dwelling

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Hannah Pierce, Baldwin, ca. 1860

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.


Preble House, Great Cranberry Island, ca. 1895

Great Cranberry Island's Preble House

The Preble House, built in 1827 on a hilltop over Preble Cove on Great Cranberry Island, was the home to several generations of Hadlock, Preble, and Spurling family members -- and featured in several books.


Harbour of Casco Bay, Portland, 1720

The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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John Martin in Spanish cloak, Bangor, 1846

John Martin: Expert Observer

John Martin (1823-1904) of Bangor began in 1864 looking back at his life, family, business and recreational experiences and recording those events and thoughts -- with narrative and illustrations -- for his children. Martin called himself an "expert accountant," but he was interested in architecture, dance, fashion, gardening, politics, business, religion, and the world around him.


Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.


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.