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Historical Items

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Item 102121

Frederick Dow, Portland, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Portland Media: Crayon Enhanced Photogrpahic Print

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Neal W. Allen, Portland, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1926 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

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Albion K. Parris, Portland, ca. 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1848 Media: Lithograph engraving

Exhibits

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Maine Politicians, National Leaders

From the early days of Maine statehood to the present, countless Maine politicians have made names for themselves on the national stage.

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Sylvan Site: A Model Development

Frederick Wheeler Hinckley, a Portland lawyer and politician, had grand visions of a 200-home development when he began the Sylvan Site in South Portland in 1917. The stock market crash in 1929 put a halt to his plans, but by then he had built 37, no two of which were alike.

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Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 48-64

He discusses a number of local politicians and projects, including the plan for a Bangor to Waterville Railroad.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrapbook 3: 1867-

… strongly criticizes -- a number of Bangor area politicians. Martin is especially critical of Irish immigrants and Catholics, convinced that they…

My Maine Stories

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Baxter State Park and Burton W. Howe
by Jason Howe

Formation of Baxter State Park and the involvement of Burton W. Howe of Patten

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How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement