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Historical Items Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 78669

Quoddy View Apartments, Lubec, 1976

Contributed by: Lubec Historical Society

Date: 1976

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 100286

Franklin Towers, Portland, 1969

Contributed by: Portland Housing Authority through Maine Historical Society

Date: 1969-09-02

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 28729

Benefit party for the Wardwell Home, Saco, 1912

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1912

Location: Saco

Media: Photographic print

Exhibits Showing 3 of 8 View All


Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.


Student strike, Colby College, 1970


Throughout the history of the state, residents have protested, on paper or in the streets, to increase rights for various groups, to effect social change, to prevent social change, or to let their feelings be known about important issues.


Rockefeller Drive, Mt. Desert Island, ca. 1935

Designing Acadia

For one hundred years, Acadia National Park has captured the American imagination and stood as the most recognizable symbol of Maine’s important natural history and identity. This exhibit highlights Maine Memory content relating to Acadia and Mount Desert Island.

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Site Page

Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor House, Bangor, ca. 1945

… been closed, sold and renovated as a home for low-income elderly people. View additional information about this item on the Maine Memory Network.

Site Page

Map of Cobscook Bay Area, 1881

Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

Incoming cargo included coal and flour from Boston, as well as sugar, molasses, rum, guano, coffee, fruit and spices from the West Indies.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All


Growing up DownEast

by Darrin MC Mclellan

Stories of growing up Downeast


Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey