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Item 80970

Title: Walter Jackson home, Monson ca 1900

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1900

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 80972

Title: Home of Esther and Sam Pennington, Monson ca 1930

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1930

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Item 80918

Title: Davison Home, Monson, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Monson Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Monson

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 7 View All

Item 37185

Address: 25-27 Columbia Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A Louise Monson

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 37186

Address: Assessor's Record, 25-27 Columbia Road, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: A Louise Monson

Use: Garage

Item 59771

Address: 66 Kenilworth Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Adolphus Becher Monson

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

Hunting Season

Maine's ample woods historically provided numerous game animals and birds for hunters seeking food, fur, or hides. The promotion of hunting as tourism and concerns about conservation toward the end of the nineteenth century changed the nature of hunting in Maine.

Exhibit

Immigrant workers, Hall Quarry, Mount Desert, 1905

Extracting Wealth

Maine's natural resources -- granite, limestone and slate in particular -- along with its excellent ports made it a leader in mining and production of the valuable building materials. Stone work also attracted numerous skilled immigrants.

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Site

Oldest known photograph of Guilford, Covered Bridge, ca. 1850

Guilford, Maine

An extensive history of a small central Maine town as compiled by team members from Guilford Historical Society and Piscataquis Community Middle School, with input from Guilford Memorial Library, Guilford Economic Development Board, and the Guilford’s town office. Manufacturing, festive events, historic buildings, notable veterans, and education, are covered in depth.

Site

Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.