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Historical Items

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Item 25227

Odd Fellows Block, Biddeford, ca. 1874

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: circa 1874 Location: Biddeford Media: Photographic print

Item 54346

Odd Fellows Building, Biddeford, 1915

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library Date: 1915 Location: Biddeford Media: Postcard

Item 30919

Meeting at the Guilford Odd Fellows Hall, ca. 1960

Contributed by: Guilford Historical Society Date: circa 1960 Location: Guilford Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 54052

21 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Odd Fellows Hall Association Use: Mercantile

Item 54861

645 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Odd Fellows Hall Co. of Deering Use: Bank & Offices

Item 54860

645-653 Forest Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Odd Fellows Hall Co. of Deering Use: Office & Lodge

Exhibits

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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.

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Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Site Pages

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Odd Fellows Hall

Odd Fellows Hall Odd Fellows Hall after repairs, Swan's Island, ca. 1985Item Contributed bySwan's Island Educational Society The Independent…

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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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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Dance

Once the Odd Fellows Hall was built in 1909, dances were held there. In the village of Atlantic, during the 1970’s, Mertic Morrison would have music…

My Maine Stories

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Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima