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Historical Items (5263)  |  Tax Records (19140)  |  Exhibits (124)  |  Sites (60)  | 

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Item 4148

Title: Advertising card, Portland Packing Co., ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1867

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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 19140 View All

Item 82915

Address: 8th Maine Regimental Assoc. property, S. Side 8th Maine Avenue, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 8th Maine Regimental Assoc.

Use: Summer Dwelling

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

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Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

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

John Poor, Portland, ca. 1860

J.A. Poor and the Portland-Montreal Connection

John A. Poor's determination in 1845 to bring rail service to Maine and to make Portland the winter port for Montreal, along with the steel foundry he started to build locomotives and many other products, helped boost the economy of Portland the state.

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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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