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Item 14808

'Harper's Young People,' December 7, 1880

Contributed by: An individual through South Portland Public Library

Date: 1880-12-07

Location: South Portland

Media: Newspaper

Item 17068

People of East Fryeburg

Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society

Date: circa 1890

Location: Fryeburg

Media: Photograph

Item 22570

George Winfield Akeley, ca. 1945

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1945

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 34 View All

Item 35938

36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B Weislander

Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store

Item 35939

36-38 Casco Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander

Use: Store Building

Item 36663

57-59 Center Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Margaret R McDonald

Use: Dwelling & Store

Exhibits Showing 3 of 160 View All

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Governor Baxter and His Dog, ca. 1921

People, Pets & Portraits

Informal family photos often include family pets -- but formal, studio portraits and paintings also often feature one person and one pet, in formal attire and pose.

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Child's chair with portrait, Portland, 1908

Art of the People: Folk Art in Maine

For many different reasons people saved and carefully preserved the objects in this exhibit. Eventually, along with the memories they hold, the objects were passed to the Maine Historical Society. Object and memory, serve as a powerful way to explore history and to connect to the lives of people in the past.

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Third phase, burning of Old South Church, Bath, 1854

Irish Immigrants in Nineteenth Century Maine

With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.

Sites Showing 3 of 84 View All

Site

John A. Conway, Portland, ca. 1890

Maine Irish Heritage Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

Site

Champlain's map of Saco Bay and the Saco River, 1605

Biddeford History & Heritage Project

Highlights of Biddeford history presented by McArthur Public Library, Biddeford Historical Society, and Biddeford High School’s Project ASPIRE class. The site explores shipbuilding, the Civil War homefront, women’s clubs, influential residents, and some of the city’s famous artists and inventors.

Site

Eastern Manufacturing Company, Brewer,  ca. 1921

City of Brewer

Brewer is the gateway to coastal communities and Acadia National Park. The city along with Bangor also serves as a trading and distribution center for the coastal areas and towns and cities to the north with the total region having a population of approximately 250,000 people.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 28 View All

Story

Aroostook Potato Harvest: Perspective of a Six Year Old

by Phyllis A. Blackstone


A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s

Story

I feel like there will always be a need for Paper

by Patricia Richards


The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.

Story

What Maine Means to Me

by Nicolette B. Meister


How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.