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Item 15179

Title: 1913 Kimball

Contributed by: Seal Cove Auto Museum

Date: 1913

Location: Seal Cove

Media: Metal and Rubber

Item 100361

Title: Amanda Cordelia Kimball, Rumford Center, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Greater Rumford Area Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Rumford

Media: photograph

Item 6725

Title: Sumner Kimball, Lovell

Contributed by: Lovell Historical Society

Location: Lovell

Media: Photograph

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Item 90165

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

Owner in 1924: George W. Kimball

Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 82397

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

Owner in 1924: William H. Kimball

Use: Dwelling - Apartments

Item 85899

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

Owner in 1924: Mary Alice Kimball

Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits Showing 3 of 9 View All


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.


John Young Merrill and son, Edwin Kimball Merrill, 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.


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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N.T. Fox Lumber employees, Lovell, ca. 1920

Lovell Historical Society

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature

Highlights from the history of what is perhaps the most popular tourist destination in Maine. The site was created by a partnership between MDI High School, Mount Desert Elementary School, and a number of supporting organizations: Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor Historical Society, the Jesup Memorial Library, Great Harbor Maritime Museum, and the Maine Granite Industry Historical Society. Exhibits cover Northeast Harbor, the Granite industry, Bar Harbor’s Building of Arts, the Green Mountain Railway, the Bryants and the Rockefellers, and steamboats.


Grist and saw mills on the Upper Falls, Rumford, ca. 1895

Western Maine Foothills Region

Eleven communities comprise the Western Foothills Region, all interconnected yet each with its own unique, rich history. This site is the beginning of the towns sharing their stories with the world, each other, and the next generation. Working closely with local schools, six historical societies came together to help the next generation understand the heritage of their area. We invite you to explore our exhibits that celebrate the individuals and events that formed our communities.