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Item 15179

1913 Kimball

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum

Date: 1913

Location: Seal Cove

Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 100361

Amanda Cordelia Kimball, Rumford Center, ca. 1861

Contributed by: David & Ann Kimball through Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Rumford

Media: Photographic print

Item 6725

Sumner Kimball, Lovell

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Lovell

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 13 View All

Item 90165

Kimball property, Sunset Road, Cliff Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: George W. Kimball

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82397

Kimball property, S. Side Oak Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: William H. Kimball

Use: Dwelling - Apartments

Item 85899

Kimball property, E. side Island Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Mary Alice Kimball

Use: Summer Dwelling

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Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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John Merrill and son, Edwin, Leeds, 1860

John Y. Merrill: Leeds Farmer, Entrepreneur, & More

John Y. Merrill of Leeds (1823-1898) made terse entries in diaries he kept for 11 years. His few words still provide a glimpse into the life of a mid 18th century farmer, who also made shoes, quarried stone, moved barns, made healing salves -- and was active in civic affairs.

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Benjamin Kimball, Bangor, ca. 1867

John Martin: Expert Observer - Benjamin Kimball, Bangor, ca. 1867

Hayford reportedly insulted Kimball and Kimball struck Hayford across the nose. Kimball was arrested and Martin speculated that he lost most of his…

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Rock End Hotel Area, Northeast Harbor, ca. 1886

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

Savage, in 1884; and in 1886 Squire Kimball built the Kimball House. Eventually the town also had the Indian Head, the Clifton House, the Harbourside…

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Charles W. Eliot, Mount Desert, 1904

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… and others." At that same time, Squire Daniel Kimball also began opening his house to take in rusticators. Thus began the advent of summer people.