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Historical Items Showing 3 of 5041 View All

Item 4148

Title: Advertising card, Portland Packing Co.

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Portland

Media:

Item 11965

Title: Portland map, 1773

Contributed by: City of Portland Dept. of Public Works

Date: 1773

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper, map

Item 88

Title: Portland Eskimos player, ca. 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: circa 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph, glass negative

Tax Records Showing 3 of 18815 View All

Item 86868

Address: Storage, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Storage

Item 86874

Address: Workshop, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Workshop

Item 86858

Address: Office, Portland Pier, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Proprietors of Portland Pier

Use: Office

Exhibits Showing 3 of 42 View All

Exhibit

City Hall Stage in 1912

Hermann Kotzschmar: Portland's Musical Genius

During the second half of the 19th century, "Hermann Kotzschmar" was a familiar household name in Portland. He spent 59 years in his adopted city as a teacher, choral conductor, concert artist, and church organist.

Exhibit

Shaylor's 'Compendium of Penmanship,' ca. 1900

Horace W. Shaylor: Portland Penman

Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.

Exhibit

Schooner Viking, ca. 1885

The Irish on the Docks of Portland

Many of the dockworkers -- longshoremen -- in Portland were Irish or of Irish descent. The Irish language was spoken on the docks and Irish traditions followed, including that of giving nicknames to the workers, many of whose given names were similar.

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Site

Bridge Under Construction at East New Portland November 29th, 1923

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future

A multi-village history of this western Maine town as created by students and teachers from MSAD #74, the New Portland Community Library, and the New Portland Historical Society. Exhibits are divided into sections examining North New Portland Village, East New Portland Village, and West New Portland Village.

Site

Portland Water District Douglass Street Facility, Portland, ca. 1928

Portland Water District

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Site

Tate House, Portland, ca. 1970

Greater Portland Landmarks

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