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Item 36414

Title: Sally (Sayward) Barrell, York, 1868

Contributed by: Museums of Old York

Date: 1868

Location: York

Media: Oil on canvas

Item 59965

Title: St. Aspinquid Park, York, 1908

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: 1908

Location: York

Media: Postcard

Item 50709

Title: Railway post office car #108, York, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Seashore Trolley Museum

Date: circa 1920

Location: York

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 4 View All

Item 87300

Address: Assessor's Record, 30-38 York Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: New England Cold Storage Company

Use: Storage

Item 37293

Address: 121-125 Commercial Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John J Devine

Use: Store & Storage

Item 76719

Address: Assessor's Record, 848-852 Stevens Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Wood O. Merrill

Use: Filling station

Exhibits Showing 3 of 82 View All

Exhibit

Toy Len Goon in Washington, D.C., 1952

Toy Len Goon: Mother of the Year

Toy Len Goon of Portland, an immigrant from China, was a widow with six children when she was selected in 1952 as America's Mother of the Year.

Exhibit

Cary Library, Houlton, 1904

Educating Oneself: Carnegie Libraries

Industrialist Andrew Carnegie gave grants for 20 libraries in Maine between 1897 and 1912, specifying that the town own the land, set aside funds for maintenance, have room to expand -- and offer library services at no charge.

Exhibit

Civil War post office scroll, 1862-1864

Patriotism Shared

Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.

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Site

Blown glass gilt decorated decanter and wine glasses, York, ca. 1800

Museums of Old York

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Site

Nils and Karna Persson, New Sweden, ca. 1890

Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870

A history of Maine's Swedish Colony in Aroostook County. Project partners include Caribou Public Library, Maine Swedish Colony, New Sweden School, New Sweden Historical Society, Nylander Museum, and Stockholm Historical Society. In addition to a substantive history of the Colony generally, exhibit topics cover specific family histories, Olof Nylander, mills and homes in Stockholm, hand tools, railroads, and more.

Site

Old Homestead Ginger Beer, Saint Stephen and Calais, c. 1900

Kings Landing Historical Settlement

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