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Item 154

Title: Albion K. Parris, Portland, ca. 1848

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1848

Media: Lithograph engraving

Item 7289

Title: Governor Burton M. Cross

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1952

Media: Postcard

Item 7291

Title: Governor Burton M. Cross

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1952

Location: Augusta

Media: Photograph

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Thomas Brackett Reed lapel pin

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.


Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

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.


Stone house with clipped gables, 974 Sawyer Street, South Portland, c. 1920s

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.