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Historical Items (76)  |  Tax Records (6)  |  Exhibits (14)  |  Sites (22)  | 

Historical Items Showing 3 of 76 View All

Item 81553

Title: Portland Water District Casco Street office, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 81555

Title: Portland Water District Casco Street Office, Portland, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 81550

Title: Portland Water District Casco Street Office, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 85626

Address: Portland Water District property, Great Diamond Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Pump House

Item 77888

Address: 5 Tolman Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Garage

Item 59843

Address: 183-201 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Office & Shop

Exhibits Showing 3 of 14 View All

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

Henry Thurston Clark trunk, ca. 1872

Amazing! Maine Stories

These stories -- that stretch from 1999 back to 1759 -- take you from an amusement park to the halls of Congress. There are inventors, artists, showmen, a railway agent, a man whose civic endeavors helped shape Portland, a man devoted to the pursuit of peace and one known for his military exploits, Maine's first novelist, a woman who recorded everyday life in detail, and an Indian who survived a British attack.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Sites Showing 3 of 22 View All

Site

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

Portland Water District

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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

Ox Cart at N.W. Marston's Store, South Lubec, ca. 1880

Lubec, Maine

A history of the easternmost town in Maine as created by the Lubec Historical Society, Lubec Consolidated School, Lubec Landmarks, and Lubec Memorial Library. Exhibits include the sardine and herring industries, the Sardine Queen, the West Quoddy Head Lighthouse, the 1911 Centennial Celebration, the S. S. Cumberland Steamer, the gold hoax, an important community quilt, a tragic boating accident, and the blizzard of 1934, among others.