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Historical Items (5065)  |  Tax Records (16855)  |  Exhibits (77)  |  Sites (57)  | 

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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 14780

Title: Ralph Eldon Sawyer, Portland, 1901

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1901

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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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

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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

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

Anshe Sfard Chevra Kadisha, Portland, 1890

Anshe Sfard, Portland's Early Chassidic Congregation

Chassidic Jews who came to Portland from Eastern Europe formed a congregation in the late 19th century and, in 1917, built a synagogue -- Anshe Sfard -- on Cumberland Avenue in Portland. By the early 1960s, the congregation was largely gone. The building was demolished in 1983.

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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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