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Item 5417

Title: Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Portland, ca. 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1880

Location: Portland

Media: Color photograph (platinum)

Item 9768

Title: Springvale House

Contributed by: Sanford Historical Committee

Date: circa 1900

Location: Springvale

Media: Photograph

Item 17190

Title: Berry House

Contributed by: Lamoine Historical Society

Date: 1930

Location: Lamoine

Media: Photograph

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Item 86343

Address: Fish House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Fish House

Item 86345

Address: Freight House, Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Freight House

Item 86341

Address: 39 Custom House Wharf, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Custom House Wharf

Use: Garage

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Exhibit

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.

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

10 Bodwell Street, Sanford, ca 1900

Farm-yard Frames

Throughout New England, barns attached to houses are fairly common. Why were the buildings connected? What did farmers or families gain by doing this? The phenomenon was captured in the words of a children's song, "Big house, little house, back house, barn," (Thomas C. Hubka Big House, Little House, Back House, Barn, the Connected Farm Buildings of New England, University Press of New England, 1984.)

Sites Showing 3 of 163 View All

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

Watch fob, Portland, ca. 1800

Tate House Museum

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Site

Ambajejus boomhouse, 2007

Ambajejus Boom House

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