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Historical Items

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Item 45280

Maine House of Representatives, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 9745

Frank H. Boody, Maine State Legislature, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Windham Media: Photoprint

Item 10212

John R. Eaton, Wilton, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Wilton Media: Photoprint

Exhibits

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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.

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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.

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth

Representative Industries of Cumberland and North Yarmouth 1850s shipyardItem Contributed byBrick Store Museum Shipbuilding In 1812, the area…

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Longfellow National Historic Site

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My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life