Historical Items Showing 3 of 5317 View All
Contributed by: An individual through South Portland Public Library
Location: South Portland
Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society
Date: circa 1890
Tax Records Showing 3 of 34 View All
Owner in 1924: Fannie B Weislander
Use: Dwelling - Two Family and Store
Owner in 1924: Fannie B. Weislander
Use: Store Building
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.
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.
With the popularity of all things Irish in modern America, many people have forgotten the difficulties faced by nineteenth century Irish immigrants.
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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.
The history of a town bordered by the Kennebec and Sandy Rivers as depicted by students from Skowhegan Area Middle School working in close proximity with members of the Skowhegan Historical Society. Exhibits include the Skowhegan Island, farming, log drives, Benedict Arnold’s March, early settlement, Bloomfield Academy, Lakewood Theater, and the Abenakis.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 24 View All
by Phyllis A. Blackstone
A child's memory of potato harvest in the 1950s
by Patricia Richards
The Paper Industry is very important to people in the Jay, Livermore Falls, and Rumford areas.
by Nicolette B. Meister
How a friendship created a lifelong love of Maine.