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Historical Items

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Item 51423

Missionary Conference, Ocean Park, 1912

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: 1912 Location: Ocean Park Media: Photographic print

Item 25394

Porter Memorial Hall, Ocean Park, ca. 1905

Contributed by: Dyer Library Archives / Saco Museum Date: circa 1905 Location: Ocean Park Media: Photographic print

Item 22252

Ocean Drive, Acadia National Park

Contributed by: Great Harbor Maritime Museum Date: circa 1950 Location: Mount Desert; Bar Harbor Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 67876

62 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: C. A. Phinney Use: Garage

Item 68709

492 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Edward B. Winslow Use: Garage

Item 68391

188 Ocean Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Merton Z. Fickett Use: Store

Exhibits

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Navy Firefighting School, Little Chebeague Island

Little Chebeague Island in Casco Bay was home to recreational facilities and a firefighting school for WWII sailors. The school was part of a Navy effort to have non-firefighting personnel knowledgeable in dealing with shipboard fires.

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South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.

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Cape Elizabeth Shipwrecks

The rocky coastline of Cape Elizabeth has sent many vessels to their watery graves.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Ocean View Hotel

Ocean View Hotel Ocean View Hotel porch, Swan's Island, ca. 1900Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society The Ocean View Hotel was…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Old Buildings

… The Tea Room Redmen's Hall Seaside Hall Andrew Smith Store The McCormick house Ocean View Hotel Odd Fellows Hall

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Green Mountain Railroad By: Spenser Simis

… on the direct western shores of the Atlantic ocean. The native Americans were the first to reach the summit of Green Mountain, taking the journey…

My Maine Stories

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My career working at Pepperell Mills in the Vellux Division
by David Bishop

My 35 years working in the Vellux blanket division of Pepperell Mills, Biddeford.

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Portland cuisine supports health in West Africa
by Maria Cushing

I present Portuguese inspired food to fundraise for Amigos de Mente

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Catching live bait with Grandfather
by Randy Randall

We never bought live bait for fishing. Grandfather caught all the minnows and shiners we needed.