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Historical Items Showing 3 of 81 View All

Item 81553

Portland Water District Casco Street office, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 81555

Portland Water District Casco Street Office, Portland, 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 81550

Portland Water District Casco Street Office, ca. 1964

Contributed by: Portland Water District

Date: circa 1964

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Tax Records Showing 3 of 6 View All

Item 85626

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

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Pump House

Item 77888

5 Tolman Place, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Garage

Item 59843

183-201 Kennebec Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Water District

Use: Office & Shop

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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.

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Preble House, Portland, ca. 1920

Portland Hotels

Since the establishment of the area's first licensed hotel in 1681, Portland has had a dramatic, grand and boisterous hotel tradition. The Portland hotel industry has in many ways reflected the growth and development of the city itself. As Portland grew with greater numbers of people moving through the city or calling it home, the hotel business expanded to fit the increasing demand.

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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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

Portland Water District

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North New Portland High School circa 1885

New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - North New Portland Village

New Portland has had many doctors over the years but the one that comes to mind as being memorable is Dr. Eugene L.

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New Portland: Bridging the Past to the Future - Bridges of West New Portland

Foss, “The History of the New Portlands in Maine”, it states that “West New Portland has a landmark that should not be forgotten: the so called Wire…